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English Language: A Point of Convergence and a Tool for Building a Corruption - Free Nigeria
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Volume 2, 2015
Issue 5 (November)
Pages: 86-90   |   Vol. 2, No. 5, November 2015   |   Follow on         
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Cecilia Timayi, Department of Arts and Social Science Education, Faculty of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Aishatu Mohammed Yero, Department of Languages, College of Administrative and Business Studies, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
This paper posits English language as a point of convergence and a tool for building a corruption-free Nigeria. It discussed the effects of multi-lingualism, corruption and its effects on Nigeria and the transfer of our value system from multi-lingual to English language. The paper concludes that the amalgamation of Nigeria’s varied positive norms and value systems which are anti-corruption inclined can facilitate a corruption-free nation Nigeria seeks. Consequently, it recommended that these varied norms and value system should be explored in the fight to save Nigeria from the disease of corruption.
English Language, Multilingualism, Convergence, Corruption-Free Nigeria, Value System
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