Nigeria’s development hinges on Education sector – Don


Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

A Professor of  Veterinary Surgery, Yemi Akinrinmade, says  the quality of education of a country will determine the success of the country in terms of development indices.

Akinrinmade, the National President of the Methodist High School (MHS), Ibadan, said this at  the 57th Founder’s Day Anniversary of the school.

According to him, the success stories of developed countries are linked to their commitment to providing quality education.

“ It is sad to say that Nigeria has a low commitment to education as seen in the poor funding of the education sector at all levels of government.

“For instance, just seven per cent of the budget was allocated to education in spite of the 26 per cent recommended by UNESCO.

“It is clear that government at all levels cannot alone cater for education, hence the reason the sector is being faced with…

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