IJEBU-ODE (OGUN) – A university lecturer, Dr Olusegun Peleyeju, on Monday urged the Federal Government and stakeholders in education sector to invest more in the sector, to fast-track development in the country.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
Peleyeju, a Senior Lecturer, Department of Education and Management, Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijebu-Ode, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that much still needed to be done in this sector.
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The don, however, lauded the standard of education in Nigeria, in spite of the challenges being faced in the sector.
He said that for the nation to compete favourably in the future, education advancement remained paramount.
Peleyeju urged unemployed graduates to engage themselves productively even though white-collar jobs were scarce and not forthcoming.
“Spend more time trying to garner useful information while using the internet rather than chatting or playing games.
“Advancement in information technology is supposed to be a plus and not a hindrance,” Peleyeju said.
The lecturer said a sound education was required as one of the qualities a good political leader must possess.
According to him, “Training is synonymous with leadership, as there are certain basic skills a leader is expected to have.” (NAN)