Senator advocates inclusion of history of slave trade in Nigerian schools’ curriculum.
Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has advocated for the inclusion of the history of slave trade in Nigerian schools’ curriculum.
Mr. Sani who made the call during a visit to some historic sites in Badagry, Lagos came months after he climbed the historical Kufena rock in Zaria, and promised to sponsor a bill that will promote tourism in the country.
The bill at the National Assembly: the Historic Sites Preservation and Protection Bill, has passed the first reading at the Upper House.
He said the bill is aimed at drawing the attention of the federal government on the need to protect and preserve historic places that have formed part of Nigeria’s memory and history.
On his part, the Curator of Badagry Heritage Museum Peter Mesewaku, said Mr. Sani’s visit would enable the senator make the right judgment towards pushing his Bill in the National Assembly.