Focus More On Needs Of Society -Gov Abiodun Tasks Tertiary Institutions - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, July 27, 2023

Focus More On Needs Of Society -Gov Abiodun Tasks Tertiary Institutions


Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has tasked higher Institutions of learning in  Nigeria to prioritize human capital development in tandem with the nation’s societal development needs.
Governor Abiodun who was  speaking at the Doctoral Convocation of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo in Ikenne Local Government Area.of the state, said “we must appreciate that the development of any society is as a result of its available human capital, especially in critical areas of need.
The governor represented by the Secretary to the  State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, maintained that no nation can develop beyond its human capacity, noting that the state being the education capital of Nigeria under his watch is genuinely committed to propelling necessary indices for becoming the education excellence capital of Africa.
He commended Babcock University for rising up to the challenge saying “the list of Doctoral graduates reflects the very needed areas of human capacity needed for the continued development of our society”.
Abiodun therefore charged higher institutions to recognize their comparative advantage in their collaboration with the government for human capital development, assuring that his administration remained committed to the development of the education sector, especially tertiary institutions, whether owned by the government or private organizations.


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