Insurgency Threat to National Security: The Role of Technical and Vocational Education

  • Abdulrazak Umar Mu’azu Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Keywords: Insurgency, TVET, national security, contemporary society

Abstract

This paper attempts to review the exclusivity of contemporary society that breeds insurgency and to determine its impact on the security and socio-economic development of the Nigeria. The paper discusses the concept of insecurity; causes of insurgency in a contemporary society, consequences of insecurity, and examples were drawn from Nigeria to illustrate the relationship. A further review of global counter-insurgency approaches was made for a deeper view of the Nigerian situation. The paper discusses the history and the significance of Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as a tool for job creation and counterinsurgency in contemporary Nigeria. Suggestions were finally proffered on how to enhance the performance of TVET.

Published
2020-05-18
How to Cite
Mu’azu, A. (2020). Insurgency Threat to National Security: The Role of Technical and Vocational Education. Gombe Technical Education Journal, 12(1), 88-97. Retrieved from http://gotejfcetgombe.com.ng/index.php/gotej/article/view/60