The fundamental changes introduced to the Nigerian education system by the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, is already repositioning the sector.
The Director General of Voice of Nigeria, Mr Osita Okechukwu, said this in Abuja when the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANs paid him a courtesy visit.
He stated that policies contained in President Buhari’s agenda on education and unemployment was designed to ensure that those educated are well trained to be providers of employment.
The Director General of VON added that there is hope in Nigeria and the position of Nigerian students cannot be wished away.
On the Unity of Nigeria, Mr Okechukwu Nigeria will re-position the country to be among the strongest nations of the World.
According to Mr Osita, “the crisis of hunger and unemployment is not peculiar; hunger and gross unemployment are uniform as a result of mismanagement of resources”
“If Nigeria continues to unite, the country will be among the strongest countries of the world just like America and China”
“Let our hunger not over shadow our reasoning, let nobody deceive the youths, the idea of advancement has been there” Mr Osita added.
Mr Okechukwu added that the reason why Nigeria is under developed is due to problems of ill governance and corruption.
He therefore tasked the students association to unite with other students group so as to monitor budgets of public higher institutions and also keep the government in check.
On his part the Vice President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Comrade Odebunmi Idowu who represented the President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi, said Nigerian students believe in the anti corruption policies of President Buhari, he added that NANs believes that the anti corruption crusade is to salvage the future of Nigerian students.
The student leader added that the association is ready to expose any corrupt activities in Nigeria’s public higher Institutions.