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Published by University Press in Ibadan .
Written in English



  • Nigeria.


  • Reading (Adult education) -- Nigeria.,
  • Functional literacy -- Nigeria.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[Kobina Asiedu, Lekan Oyedeji].
ContributionsOyedeji, Lekan.
LC ClassificationsLC5225.R4 A85 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2078657M
LC Control Number88113841

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