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The Role of Children’s Literature in the Declaration of Nigeria as a Multicultural State

Chris Ajibade Adetuyi


This paper considers the role of children’s literature in the declaration of Nigeria as a multicultural State. Nigeria is generally noted for its numerous languages, cultures and dialects. Children’s literature has always provided opportunity for cultivation of individual and group’s cultural heritage promoting its appreciation and internalization. The growth and development of children’s self-perception is impacted, resulting in transference of such to future use as well as generation unborn. This paper, therefore, proposes that given the inherent role literature plays in character molding, children’s literature should be replete with topics and ideas that promote better understanding of cultures and diversities represented within Nigeria. This will thereby make children’s literature a vital tool for promoting the declaration of Nigeria as a multicultural state.


Role; Children’s literature; Multicultural; Declaration; Nigeria

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