Reinvigorating Entrepreneurship Education for Nation Building: Issues and Challenges


    Nation Building implies a wholesome progression towards the model in all aspects of a nation’s socio- political, economic, and educational infrastructure, more so in its spiritual and moral structure. Entrepreneurial education is that aspect of education which is geared towards the collections of formalized teaching that informs trains and educates anyone interested in participating in socio-economic development through a project to promote entrepreneurship awareness, business creation or small business development. It is against this backdrop that this research article dwelled on reinvigorating entrepreneurship education for nation building: issues and challenges. Entrepreneurship is fundamental to socio-economic growth and national development. It encompasses the ability of people to find and create new businesses or revitalize existing ones. Part of the objectives of this research article is to challenge students to develop entrepreneurial spirit that could lead to economic rationality for nation building. We use secondary sources of gathering data for this research article. On the whole, the article discovered so many challenges and issues militating against entrepreneurial education in Nigeria. The research work concludes among other things that, for functional entrepreneurial education to be achieved there should be some forms of genuine school-work based learning incorporated in studies as part of national economy development strategies.

    DOI: 10.36349/zamijoh.2023.v02i02.012

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    author/ Munirat Nma Mohammed, PhD & Ibrahim Jafaru Itopa

    journal/Zamfara IJOH Vol. 2, Issue 2