Don seeks compulsory post-primary religious education

A PROFESSOR of Christian Religious Studies at the University of Ilorin, Rotimi Omotoye, is canvassing compulsory post-primary religious studies on the ground that moral rectitude could only be guaranteed through proper religious training.

Entitled, “Christianity as a Catalyst for Socio-Economic and Political Change in Yorubaland, Nigeria: an Account of a Church Historian,” the don condemned the scrapping of History as a subject, noting that any nation without a sense of history cannot develop to its full potential.

According to Omotoye, who spoke at the event moderated by the UNILORIN Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali, “if development is to be sustained and change effected in Nigeria, there is a need for an enduring sense of history.

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