Entrepreneurship Education as a Panacea for Sustainable Economic Development of Nigeria
Saheed, G. A. Taiwo, A. A. and Alebiosu, S. O.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
It is axiomatic that entrepreneurship education serves as a catalyst in the socioeconomic development of any country. It is a veritable vehicle for the achievement of macro-economic objectives in terms of employment generation at low investment cost and the development of entrepreneurial capabilities. This review examines the potent place of entrepreneurship education as a factor in sustainable economic development of Nigeria. The work highlights the need for the training of would-be entrepreneurs as engine room of sustainable economic development of Nigeria. It also examines the efforts of the Federal Government of Nigeria in the area of entrepreneurship education as well as identifying the problems militating against entrepreneurial activities in Nigeria. The study opines that there is close relationship between entrepreneurship education and sustainable economic growth and development.