Children’s Day: Lawyers call for inclusion of legal education in school curriculum

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Legal Practitioners in the Federal Capital Territory on Sunday stressed the need for the inclusion of legal education in school curriculum to keep students abreast of the laws of the country.

Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on the occasion of the 2018 Children’s Day, the lawyers said that there was need to introduce elementary knowledge of legal education particularly the constitution.

Mrs Vera Ojodua said that the constitution which was the grand norm of the land should not be treated as a secret document, it should be introduced early to the children. “A lot of Nigerians have never ever set eyes on the document called the Nigerian Constitution, which in my opinion is wrong.