Postmaster General- WhatsApp & BBM Are One Of The Reasons Students Fail English in Nigeria

Published 2 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 10:19 AM, 27/01/2017 (2 years ago)

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Nigeria’s Post-Master General, Adebisi Adegbuyi has said that a lot of students in the country fail English Language because of the usage of social media. He was speaking during the presentation of award to winners of the 2016 Letter Writing Competitions, organized in Plateau. Adegbuyi stated that students were used to communicating with short codes on their phones and it had become a part of them.
“It is worrisome that students cannot spell words correctly; they are more used to short codes and symbols they use in sending Short Message Service (SMS) on their mobile phones,” Adegbuyi said. He added: “The students send messages through social media platforms like the WhatsApp, BBM, and SMS using short-codes and symbols; when they are faced with spelling the full word, they find it very difficult.” Adegbuyi was represented by Omo Emmanuel, the Assistant Post-Master General (Marketing).
He also advised the students to continually write letters and improve their grammar

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Jeonleon at 10:28 AM, 27/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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I concur, completely... especially the '90s and millennium kids.
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chukkychukky at 11:20 AM, 27/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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yea

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gogoman at 11:29 AM, 27/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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make u take your matter to court na, yeye man
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akinmanchy at 11:57 AM, 27/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Partially yes, but dats not an excuse

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BournIdentity at 12:33 PM, 27/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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At least u don talk d one u no


Lyf na phase to face..,,,...,,.......
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james987 at 12:38 PM, 27/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Partiality true.. But e no go affect person wey know wetin em go school go do,cos there is time for everything Grin Grin Grin
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victorstic1 at 03:57 PM, 27/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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VERYCORRECT
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jeroba1 at 04:38 AM, 28/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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OK confam.
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LegendaryU at 11:52 AM, 28/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Postmaster I see, please should they cancel whatsapp and BBM in Nigeria?
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akinmanchy at 05:50 PM, 28/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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OK na

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james987 at 02:53 AM, 29/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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True talk
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