Duruh Benjamin Chukwuemeka (PhD), Lilian Chinwe Duruh (PhD), Mary Buba Lamido


This study examined opinion of Christian schools stakeholders’ opinion on the teachers’ competence in the Implementation of Language policy at Lower Basic Education in Zaria Metropolis.  The population for this study consists of all the twenty (20) Christian schools in Zaria Metropolis and all the 294 teachers and head teachers at the lower basic education. Ten (10) Christian schools with 141 respondents were sampled. Questionnaire was used for data collection which was analyzed using t-test. The findings showed that teachers in the Christian schools in Zaria are not aware of language policy stated by the government, seminars and workshop on language policy should be organize regularly by the stakeholder and there is inadequate provision of instructional material on language policy at lower level of education. It was recommended that the Christian stakeholder should be encouraged to implement the language policy by ensuring adequate awareness of the policy, training, re-training of teachers and provision of instructional materials.


Christian Schools, Stakeholders, Opinion, Teachers, Competence, Language Policy Implementation, Lower Basic Education, Zaria Metropolis.

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