International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

THE INSTRUCTION MENTALITY OF CIVIC EDUCATION IN MOULDING THE YOUTHS: A CASE STUDY OF COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDENTS IN OYO TOWN, NIGERIA
Mrs Esther Omoniyi MOFOLUWAWO, Mr. Mustapha JARIMI, Miss 'Toyin OYELADE

Abstract
The study was designed to find out the extent to which civic education can be used to instill certain values into the lives of Nigerian Youths in order to mould them for leadership position for nation building in the future. Four hundred youths were randomly selected from the department of social studies Emmanuel Alayande college of Education, Oyo (A structured questionnaire containing 10 items bordering on values to be instilled into learners through civic education was developed. The data collected were analysed using tables, frequency counts and simple percentages. The paper also suggest the following: reawakening of campaign on value orientation, Introduction of youth oriented programmes, encouragement of positive attitudes and values to be developed by youth as a means of moulding the lives of Nigeria youths.

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