Assessment of Almajirin System of Education: It’s Implication for Child, Family and National Development in Minna Metropolis, Niger State, Nigeria

Babagana, M., IDRIS, U.S.B., Ndagi, M., Abdullahi Musa Kuchi


This work was undertaken to find out the implication of Almajirin system of education on the child, family and the nation at large. A hundred and twenty questionnaires were distributed among people from selected towns in Niger state, Nigeria. Interviews and surveys were also conducted. The instrument for the study was a self-designed questionnaire. A sample of 120 people in the selected areas was drawn using simple random sampling. Data was analyzed using frequency Tables, percentage and mean. It was observed that Almajiri system of education have a strong and positive impact on the child, family and the nation at large. Based on the findings of the study it was recommended that government should consider addressing the feeding and welfare needs of the Almajirin and their Mallams, infrastructural facilities should also be provided.

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