Vocational Skill Development and the Reduction of Insecurity in Niger-Delta Region of Nigeria


This study sought to relate vocational skill development to reduction of insecurity in Nigeria. To achieve this, two research questions were raised and two null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. A correlational survey design was adopted for the study. A researcher-structured questionnaire titled’’ Vocational Skill Development and Reduction of Insecurity Questionnaire’ (VOSDRINQ) was used for the study. The study made use of 102 vocational education graduates conducting their postgraduate studies in south-south Nigeria. A purposive sampling technique involving 102 vocational education graduates were used for the study. The Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) was used to analyze the research questions and test the null hypotheses. It was discovered that graduates of Vocational Education who acquire skills agree that skill development relate significantly with reduction of insecurity in Niger-Delta. It was recommended among others that vocational training and skill development should be free for the youth at grass root level.

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How to Cite

Asuquo, E. E., Onyema, L. N., & Godwin, R. Y. (2022). Vocational Skill Development and the Reduction of Insecurity in Niger-Delta Region of Nigeria. European Journal of Education and Pedagogy, 3(2), 178–182. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejedu.2022.3.2.169

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