I was having one of those “how can we fix Nigeria” chat with a colleague a few days back and we couldn’t dispute the fact that “Leaders are Readers”. We got to exploring numerous reasons why a large number of people in Nigeria do not read and then I came across this enlightening infographic which delightfully offered a fresh perspective.

 

Millions of people do not read for one reason: they do not have access to text. But today mobile phones and cellular networks are transforming a scarce resource into an abundant one. Mobile technology can advance literacy and learning in undeserved communities around the world. This infographic shows how.

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Infographic Credit: UNESCO, Click here to access full report.