Education Tatafo News

Nigeria can’t reap fruit of education without quality investment – Tinubu

tinubu-696x456.png

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday said that Nigeria cannot expect to reap the fruit of good education if it fails to invest in the education of her youths.

The former Lagos State Governor stated that poor funding of tertiary education has had adverse effect on the skills of graduates produced by tertiary institutions in the country and on the quality of training they receive.



Asiwaju Tinubu said this at the conferment of Honourary Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris causa) on him by the Nigerian Turkish Nile University at its fourth convocation in Abuja yesterday.

The award was received on behalf of the former Lagos State Governor by, Bamidele Opeyemi.

The institution also awarded the same Honourary Degree of Science, (Honoris causa) to the Chairman South East Council of Traditional Rulers and Chairman FUT Minna, His Royal Majesty, Eze Dr. Eberechi Dick, JP.

It graduated 124 students.

Out of the 124 graduating students, 10 bagged first class in various degrees.

Udeme Emmamel Daren Enonte of Computer Science Department emerged the best graduating student.

According to Asiwaju, “Nigeria cannot expect to reap the fruit of good education if it fails to invest in the education of her youths.

“The resultant effects have been the graduation of unemployable graduates. These have impacted negatively on their contribution to national growth and development.”

The university said it would offer 100 per cent education scholarship to all first class students as well as best graduating students of all departments of the institution.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Huseyin Sert, said that the university decided to recognize Asiwaju Tinubu and Dr. Dick, because of their contributions to mankind development and the society.

He charged graduands to go and contribute to the development of global economy.

Also, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, assured the gathering that the National Assembly would continue to make laws that will bring huge investments to the sector. He was represented by the Chairman, House Committee on Education Amin Suleiman.

Related Posts

ALSO READ:  Tinubu’s Men to Dump APC, Revive AD for 2019 Presidency – The Sun

You Might Also Like