Libraries And The Promotion Of Literacy For Better Life Among Rural Dwellers
Mfon E. Etuk
Among the areas in which the Babangida administration focused attention when it established the Directorate for Food, Roads, and Rural infrastructures (DFRRI)were rural roads, housing, health, education, manpower development, and the promotion of sociocultural and recreational facilities. While some successes have been attained in the development of rural roads and adult education centres, very’ little has been done to provide rural education infrastructure chief of which is rural libraries. This paper therefore examines the role of rural libraries in the promotion«If education and literacy for the betterment of lives in the rural areas of Nigeria.