ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION: A VITAL FORCE FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION AMONG NCE. GRADUATES IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA
Ayeni, O. G. and Adesua, V. O.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
The primary aim of this survey was to examine the role of Entrepreneurship Education as a vital force in poverty alleviation among graduates of Nigerian Certificate in Education (N. C. E.) in Ekiti State, Nigeria. One hundred and twenty N.C.E graduates were randomly selected and administered questionniare. Data were analysed using simple percentage. Two research questions guided the study. The results revealed that the acquisition and practice of Entrepreneurship skills can help to alleviate poverty in Ekiti State. It was recommended that Entrepreneurship skills should be encouraged among N.C. E graduates; this will bring about self-employment and act as a vital force in poverty alleviation.