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The Most Educated States In Nigeria (2024)

There have been lots of arguments lately on top of the most educated states in Nigeria. However, the South West has been at the top of the list for so long. Surprisingly they were defeated from that position. It takes a lot for a state to be educated, the citizens which comprise students are also going to put in an effort to come out the best for their state to be ranked at the top. It is not a competition, statistics have shown that the top-educated states are the educationally advantaged.

Education is very vital to every human being which requires money, time, energy, and other resources. Being educated is not just about going to school, but applying what you have learned in school to the way you handle things in the outside world. Nigeria as a country boasts of some of its educated students far away and near. The South West has been dominating this field ever since in terms of education.

Nigeria is made up of 36 states, each state is populated with a large number of people. Hard work from the people and also the government is needed to develop the state for a society to function well, the people of that place needs to be educated. Below is the list of the 20 most educated states in the country.

Top 20 Of The Most Educated States In Nigeria 2023

  • Imo state
  • Delta state
  • Lagos state
  • Enugu state
  • Anambra state
  • Abia state
  • Osun state
  • Bayelsa state
  • Ondo state
  • Ogun state
  • Oyo state
  • Ekiti state
  • Kwara state
  • Abuja
  • Rivers state
  • Plateau state
  • Cross Rivers state
  • Edo state
  • Kaduna state
  • Benue state

I know many of us might be surprised if some states are listed here above, but with further research, we have found that even some educationally disadvantaged states have made it to this list. It’s not easy being on the list of the top 20 most educated states in Nigeria, lucky you if your state is on this list.

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