This is as he urged the federal authorities to declare the nation’s schooling as a crisis-ridden sector, saying doing so would allow the federal government along side stakeholders formulate insurance policies that may strengthen the sector.
He urged the federal government to cease creating more universities however reasonably elevate chosen universities within the nation’s geopolitical zones to mega standing.
“If federal government is actually serious and I hope and pray one day it will, beef up the budget allocation to education; stop establishing universities. It is becoming nauseating. It shouldn’t be “Aso Ebi” sort of, in any other case we’d be speaking about glorified secondary faculties. The universities that we now have are sufficient, all we would have liked to do is to make them mega universities. For occasion within the six geopolitical zones, we choose two universities every, making 12 and switch them to mega universities, the place we are able to have near a mean of eight satellite tv for pc campuses. Each college will domicile in a significant city. That is the idea we now have within the Osun State University. Each college individually and within the subsequent 20 years, they turn out to be universities of their very own. Somebody should simply say allow us to do that idea, not proliferation of universities. It is now a standing image”, the don added.