Ambode Declares Wednesdays "Yoruba Speaking Day" In Schools - All Classes Must Be Taught In Yoruba

In a nation passing through memorable times,where the unity of the nations are meant to get better cemented. While other sovereign states are busy eliminating tribal barriers, Nigeria is busy making and amending laws to a reasonable doubt raise more dust to whether or not the existence should last longer than expected digging its heels in.

Well, the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has declared every Wednesday "Yoruba Day" and directed all schools in the state to teach all classes in Yoruba language on Wednesdays. reports that ' The directive was given to both private and public schools. And not just that, everyday, the Nigerian national anthem is to be sung in Yoruba Language, and Yoruba Language has been made a compulsory subject. Yoruba is now a compulsory requirement to get into any tertiary institution in Lagos.'

According to the Deputy Governor Idiat Adebule, passed these directives across to Public School principals and head teachers in a meeting in line with the Lagos State government’s Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion Law that the governor signed on February 8.

"Gov. Ambode wants me to pass this message to you, that henceforth, Yoruba language be made compulsory in both private and public schools. The national anthem must be sung in Yoruba on a daily basis too. The Egbe Akomolede has done the translation and we will send the copies of the Yoruba version to your schools by Monday so you can begin to teach the students. I have also met with the owners of private schools and we have relayed this directive to them. We are also considering translating the textbooks of other subjects into Yoruba Language because I believe that when students are taught in their mother language, learning will be easy and their level of performance will improve. The state government is passionate about this Law, so we do not lose our language, culture and heritage."

Kudos to the Lagos state government for such laudable move to encourage the speaking of the indigenous language of Yoruba in the state. but the answers I need to some questions are yet to meet a well defined explanations.
So when they react the national anthem in Yoruba, what next? does it truely place the value of true nationalism?
Is Lagos state free from the pyramid of 'concerns' in the education sector ?
What happens to students, subjects teachers who cant speak the language ?
Is this a step in the right direction or a time bomb waiting to be triggered - this move might trigger other states in the country to toe the same line of the Lagos state government, which might have some dust to raise that to settle- i smell tribalism creeping to its peak.
What now happens to non Yoruba speaking tax payers Nigerians who seeks admission into educational institutions in the state.?
Will speaking Yoruba language improve the economy or create jobs for the ever increasing graduates in the state,not to mention the country?

These questions and more when the news goes viral are begging for answers.
which way forward Nigeria?

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