Counselling for Effective Management of Nomadic Education in Nigeria

Chima Ify Martha-Rose, Ugwuegbulam Charles, Chinwe Okereke


Irrespective of the heuristic channel through which education is acquired, be it formal, informal or non-formal, educating an individual remains an essential ingredient for socio-personal empowerment. Education remains a veritable vector for enhancing human quality. This in turn empowers an individual in making his impact felt on society in which he is an integral part of. Nomads in Nigeria are grouped among the neglected individuals that are denied this important means of human empowerment. Our paper therefore advances counselling approaches towards appropriate education and re-integration of nomads to become part of policy makers and decision making in the country. This will make for their having a sense of belonging and contribution to national development.


Counselling; Education; Fisherfolks; Pastoral; Nomadics; Nomads

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