History of Guidance and Counselling in Nigeria
1)The history of guidance and counselling in Nigeria can be traced back to the 1960s.
2)The first expansion of these two terms began in the primary and secondary schools shortly after independence. According to Adediran, the organized formula for guidance and counselling in Nigeria started at St. Theresa College in 1959.
3)The development of guidance and counseling started in Nigeria for various reasons which included :
a)expansion in the enrollment of pupils in the primary and secondary schools after the independence in 1960,
b) the growing need of youth in Nigeria,
c) repeated alterations in the education system and unrest in tertiary institutions.