THE IMPACT OF INSURGENT ACTIVITIES ON GOVERNMENT SENIOR SECONDARY EDUCATION IN BORNO AND YOBE STATES


Prof. C. E. Edemenang, Dr. A. Garba, Dr. M. M. Mande, Danladi Jagula Msheliza
Education, Federal College of Education (Technical) Gombe
Abstract
This study was on the impact of insurgent activities on government senior secondary education in Borno and Yobe States. Two purpose of the study with two corresponding research questions and hypotheses guided the study. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for this study. The population comprised of 2600 teaching staff and 276 administrators for Borno and 957 teaching staff and 123 administrators for Yobe State. The sample was randomly selected among the senior secondary schools in those areas while the sampling technique used was proportionate stratified sampling. The instrument used for data collection was “Impact of Insurgents’ Activities on Senoir Secondary Schools in Borno and Yobe States Questionnaire (IIASSSBYQ). The reliability of the instrument was .825. The findings of the result revealed that Students were reluctant to go school for fear of insurgency (.768). Also, the coefficient of influence of insurgency activities on students enrolment reveal that forceful recruitment of student as child soldiers and suicide bombers by insurgency lower enrolment in my school (.817). Conclusions and recommendations were made among which are Government and other Education authorities should ensure that their institutions have adequate teaching and learning facilities that will improve teaching and learning activities and encourage more enrolment, attendance and commitment of both teachers and students.
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EPRA International Journal of Research & Development (IJRD)

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Published on : 2021-05-04

Vol : 6
Issue : 5
Month : May
Year : 2021
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