Nigerian varsities can rank best in Africa with stable calendar – Unilag VC


Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundip, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos.

Nigerian universities can rank best in Africa, if we can have a stable academic calendar, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, has said.

Ogundipe spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos against the backdrop of incessant strikes by labour unions in the nation’s university system.

According to him, there is need for everyone, especially the key stakeholders in the education sector to look inward to ensure that crisis which gives rise to strikes are managed effectively.

“I make bold to say that universities, especially the first generation institutions in the country, can be ranked best in Africa if we can have a stable academic calendar.

“There is need for everyone to look inward and manage the crisis in the system effectively so that our university…

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