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This paper examines early childhood education and sustainable development in Nigeria. The purpose of this paper was to establish the relativeness between early childhood education and the attainment of sustainable development goals in the nation. In achieving this, four concepts and one theory were reviewed to seek how relevant early childhood education is towards fostering individuals to becoming capable citizens that can contribute their quota towards the attainment of a development that is sustainable in the economy. It was found out that early childhood education  plays a vital role on the rate of attainment of sustainable development in the economy but it is not well-implemented in the nation. It was then concluded that early childhood education can be seen as the bane to ensuring the attainment of development of a nation as well as the sustainability of that development. It was recommended that proper implementation of early childhood education should be taken seriously by all concerned entities of the nation. It was also recommended that there should be enough provision, financially and otherwise, for the initiation of more institutions of early childhood education in the nation.

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ABE EZINNE CHIDINMA, & KASUMU YINKA REBECCA. (2021). EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN NIGERIA. International Journal of Social and Humanities Extension(IJSHE), 1(1), 1–5. Retrieved from http://ijshe.info/index.php/ijshe/article/view/11
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