Babalakin Canvasses Restructuring Of Nigeria’s Education System


Chairman, Agreement Renegotiation Committee of Nigerian Universities, Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN), yesterday, said Nigeria must restructure its university and secondary school education system to turn out employable graduates and regain respect of world community.

This, he said, becomes imperative because of the present ranking of Nigeria’s best university as 800th in the world.

Delivering the seventh convocation lecture of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete Babalakin said that the nation must start its education system all over again.

Babalakin, who emphasised the need for both state and federal governments to channel adequate funding into secondary and university education system, said that quality products from secondary school system would ensure good and quality university graduates.

He posited that Nigeria requires an average of N1.1 million to train each undergraduate in its universities annually.

He also lamented present situation whereby, expatriates are being…

Source: Leadership Newspaper