Speakingat a press briefing called for the institution's forthcoming 10th anniversary,Gbajabiamila said Nigeria has yet to get it right over the years.
Nigeria yet to 'get it right' in education sector — Don
The continuous decay in Nigeria’s educational sector is due to the lack of proper planning since independence, says the Vice-Chancellor of Crescent University, Abeokuta, Prof. Ibrahim Gbajabiamila.
“The situation was the same ten years ago and it is the same today," Gbajabiamila said.
"Fifty years after, we still have not got it right and that is why our children are trooping to other African countries to study.”
He said the fact that Nigeria has 10 million children out of school is an evidence of the nation's failure.
“The 10 million out of School children in Nigeria is the highest in the whole world."
According to him, the crisis in the education sector is due to lack of proper planning.
He said the same situation is responsible for the inadequacy of tertiary institution’s, forcing Nigerian students to seek education outside the country.
“Out of the 1.3 million students who seek admission into Universities, only about 300,000 of them gain admission."
Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is billed to an Anniversary Lecture on “Nigerian Economy and The Future” at the anniversary.
Crescent University is the pioneer Islamic university in Nigeria.
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