On a forum of classmates from college, someone posted a video of a Professor who wants children to be taught in their native language. Some parts of the video were well thought out and she had some empirical facts to back up why such a method may be better. Listening was a big chore though as she spent a lot of time speaking in a language I do not understand. She also missed the point that some people have English as their first and only language.
I prepared a short WhatsApp type message to pass my points across but found out I needed a lot of background information sent first and ended up writing this article on my thoughts concerning language usage and cultural issues in Nigeria.
A. Yoruba people expect everyone to speak Yoruba.