Resuscitate moribund vocational, technical colleges to produce mid-level manpower — Don
Former Minister of Sports and Special Duties, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja has advised Federal and State governments to resuscitate the moribund vocational and technical colleges for the training of the needed mid-level manpower to reduce youth unemployment in the country.
Adedoja stated this yesterday while delivering a lecture titled: The state of Education in Nigeria and the role of Nigerians in the diaspora, in Katy, Houston, Texas, United States of America where he addressed a group
He said: “While supporting the priority given to Science, Engineering and Technology in the development of the country, it is also important to make adequate provision in our educational policy and implementation strategy for middle-level entrepreneurship in practical vocational and technical skills, to fill the gap in Nigeria’s maintenance culture.”
Dr.Rauf Abiodun and Prince Kunle Olatunji, both US-based Nigerian journalists who coordinated the event commended Adedoja’ s patriotism, particularly his interest in education.
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