Apart from education, preparing people for a better future generally helps a country to successfully follow its development plan. In addition, western education develops and creates critical minds that make people live above the pettiness of ordinary basic life.
One African novelist once said that we go to school to be strangers in our own land. An educated person should combine intelligence and maturity. When colleges were colleges and universities were universities, students were taught mannerisms, etiquettes and were disciplined to live the good life of life of humans trained beyond the usual basic way of life.
Most graduates today do not even know simple table etiquettes. Many are part of the uninformed compatriots who can drop filth everywhere with impunity. The phrase [...]