Policymakers and implementa-tion killing education sector — Obaji, Nwaobiala


Former Minister of Education, Prof. Chinwe Obaji, and former Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Dr. MacJohn Nwaobiala, have blamed the collapse in the education sector on policymakers who failed to ensure that policies are implemented.

Speaking at the send-off party in honour of the outgoing Director/Principal, Federal Science and Technical College (FSTC), Yaba, Rev. Chris Ugorji, Prof. Obaji said government needs to get serious and stop paying lip service to education, especially the technical aspect so that Nigeria can move forward.


She said “We are facing the problem of policy implementation as we are in the habit of starting something and fail to implement or follow through when implemented.

“We organise a lot of summits but fail to turn the ideas generated to produce the desired results. We should start being serious with technology so as to be at par…

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