Roseline Wailah Walu (PhD)


The absence of peace portends a danger to human existence and no nation or individual can move forward. Plateau State of Nigeria, with its strategic position in the ‘middle belt’ of the country and a home to indigenes and settlers from different parts of the country has been a battle ground for ethno political and religious violence since the late 1990s. This ugly situation has necessitated the clarion call for peace education from the early stage of individual’s education which is primary education. This paper emphasizes that peace education at the primary school level will lay a foundation for future and lasting peace. The relevance of peace education for primary schools and peace education in Plateau State education are discussed. Recommendations were made to strengthen the need for peace education in Plateau State. 


Peace, Peace Education, Primary School, Plateau State.

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