Minister Suggests Extra One Year Of Re-schooling For University Graduates
The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, has put ahead a proposal for Nigerian college students to spend further yr in specialised establishments after commencement to make them employable.
This was through the ongoing Retreat for Governing Councils of Nigerian Federal Universities, organized by the National Universities Commission (NUC) with the theme, “Elements of Statutory Governance, Procurement and Financial Accounting in Nigerian Universities.”
He mentioned the suggestion was being made as a result of many college graduates weren’t adequate to be employed by industries.
“Law students attend Law School for one year before going for NYSC and medical students go for one year Houseman ship before they are allowed to practice fully, so it will be necessary for other courses to also go through this process,” Mr Anwukah mentioned.
“The Lagos Business School can also serve as a one year after-school training,” he added.
The additional acknowledged that the commercial traing that was launched into the University system to bridge this hole has failed in doing that.
Reacting to this, Professor of Developmental Education, University of Abuja, Prof Salisu Ingawa mentioned that isn’t the answer and it might by no means work on account of the truth that it will likely be price intensive and should take a very long time to be carried out.
Also a professor of communication at Bayero University Kano, (BUK) Prof Umaru Pate mentioned it may be troublesome however that, it’s best however the implementation goes to be problematic.
Prof Pate mentioned the industries to absolve the graduate once they come is probably not available and that would imply that the candidates must line up for them to be absolved.