Foreign language and literature – History

About The Department

The philosophy of the department of Foreign Languages and Literature is based on the imperative need to produce educated citizens capable of communicating effectively in French, German, and Russia and thus making it possible for Nigeria to participate fully, without any linguistic inhibition, in international peace and understanding, trade and word politics. Through imparting skills in speaking, reading, and writing and translating and interpreting this foreign languages, and through the knowledge of the respective culture and literatures of these languages, the department has it as its philosophy to prepare a generation of Nigerians who can feel free and adequate to move in the rest of the world, to work anywhere in the part of the world and reinforce Nigeria’s belief  in the brotherhood of the nations.