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Yoruba Language Now A Compulsory Admission Requirement In Lagos State Tertiary Institutions

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode last Thursday signed seven bills into law among which is the Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion Law.

With this Law in place, any student who wish to apply for admission into University of Lagos or other higher institutions in Lagos State will need to have a Credit Pass in Youruba Language regardless of their intended course of study.

Yoruba Language Now A Compulsory Admission Requirement In Lagos State Tertiary Institutions

In addition, all state-owned tertiary institutions are to incorporate the use of Yoruba Language in the General Studies (GNS) courses.

The Law equally stated that any school in Lagos State that fails to comply with the provisions of Section 2 commits an offence and is liable on first violation to issuance of warning and on subsequent violation be closed down and also pay a fine of N500,000.

This has attracted mixed reactions from the public. While some are in support of this development, others are not for obvious reasons. Whats your take on this?

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Comments (7)

11 months ago
11 months ago
馃槺馃槺馃槱馃槱馃槮馃槮馃槯馃槯馃槰馃槰馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶馃槶 y nw???????????
11 months ago
na wa for Lagos oooo. Tufiaaa...
10 months ago
This isn't fair at all...
10 months ago
Gbese re oo
8 months ago
5 months ago
this is bullpoo, how will they feel if other states were to pass this too, then every one has to stick to his state of origin.

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