Academics in the University of Port Harcourt are of the opinion that hate speeches sometimes ignorantly promoted as a result of the speaker’s inability to comprehend the power of words.
At the official launch of a book Public Speaking Nuggets , lecturers at the Department Of English and Literary Studies enjoined Nigerians to use communication as a tool for unity and not for disintegration.
TVC News Correspondent Ovieteme George reports that at a time of ethnic tension generated by groups notably , the Arewa youths and the Indigenous People Of Biafra, Nigerians must be cautious with the spoken word as a tool for communication .
The need to understand words and their impact in social discourse was emphasized by professor Nkem Oko of the Department Of English And Literary Studies.
Lecturer and Author of the book “Public Speaking Nuggets”, Eze Ibekwe wants Nigerians to deploy public speaking as a communication tool for unity.