The Imperatives of Lobbying for Improved School Health Education Programme in Nigeria
Achalu, D. I. and Ikorok, M.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
Information about health is a priceless commodity. This is because getting the right information at the right time saves a lot of lives. School education programme therefore is an imperative scheme which relevant authorities must identify with. This review is therefore assessing the imperatives of lobbying for improved school Health Education programme in Nigeria. The primary aim is to encourage lobbyists to establish a strong School Health Education Programme, comprehensive enough to meet students’ needs. The study gathers that the success of School Health Education Programme is determined by how effective its lobbyists can participate in the lobbying competition. Based on the findings of this study, it is concluded that in Nigeria, competition for school time and fund allocation is stiff. Consequently, lobbyist should adopt a more flexible and creative strategy and make, in advance, a personal and continuous contact with decision makers so as to secure a better place for school health education programme in the education industry in Nigeria.