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State of Education Nigeria produces half-baked graduates because of lecturers' indiscipline - Ex- VC

Professor Kelvin Etta says Nigerian lecturers are responsible for the falling standard of education.

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The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Professor Kelvin Etta has attributed the falling standard of education and production of half-baked graduates in Nigeria to lecturers' indiscipline.

Etta said lecturers desperation for money is also responsible for the falling standard of education in Nigeria.

While speaking during a programme organised by Leaders of Tomorrow in Cross River, Etta said the desire to make more money among academic and non-academic staff in Nigerian Universities has contributed to the production of unproductive graduates in Nigerian Universities.

Etta who is the pioneer Vice Chancellor of the University of the Cross-River University of Technology, CRUTECH, therefore called for a holistic reform of the Nigerian education sector.

During his tenure as a Vice-Chancellor,  Etta is said to have brought reforms to both the University of Calabar and Cross River University of Technology.

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