LITERACY AND LANGUAGE POLICY IN NIGERIA
AJAYI, M. A.
OYETAYO, M. 0.
ADEYEMI COLLEGE OF EDUCA TION
This paper examines the relationship between literacy and language policy in Nigerian society. It is established that the way and manner the language policy is formulated and implemented will go a long way to make or mar literacy programs in every society. Also, it is discovered that literacy promotes a people ’s culture, custom and tradition and enables people to sell their culture to the outside world. How language policies make or mar literacy in
Nigerian society is the pivot of this paper.