|Senator Olusola Adeyeye|
According to Premium Times, the Nigerian lawmaker said this is because, ”the educational structures that gave rise to the institutions such as ‘standard six, grade one, grade two and grade three’, had already been phased out."
Speaking during the JAMB event tagged, “Strategic planning on the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation” on Tuesday, the senator said; ”there is no serious future for a society that makes the weakest its teachers,” in a veiled reference to products from colleges of education and polytechnics.
“During admission process, the ‘best students’ go to the universities, second best students go to the polytechnics while ‘others’ go to colleges of education and such students are expected to be teachers and teach best students.
“I have my private fears. I don't believe God will solve Nigeria’s problem, we are to make it work. If you want to see the future of any society, visit their schools,” he said. He did not explain further.
The lawmaker may perhaps not be on the same page with the Nigerian government which in November last year said it had concluded plans to restructure polytechnics in Nigeria to focus on research and development of indigenous technology.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had said this at the 17th convocation ceremony of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, in Ogun State.
He explained that the focus of the government in strengthening the institutions would be largely on agriculture and alternative sources of energy. He noted that the government would no longer tolerate the situation where technology – based institutions shifted their focus to courses in liberal arts. PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How I Made Me =N=2.5 MILLION In 7 Days from 2 Common Product I Imported and how you can do the same. Click HERE FOR FREE Details right now Warning To Men: This 3 Foods Is Killing Your Erection. Click Here To Know Them REVEALED!! Reduce Your Blood Sugar Level And Reverse Diabetics Within A Short Period Of Time. Click Here To See How Warning: Got Arthritis? 3 Simple Ways To Get Cured And Be Permanently Free From Joint Pains. Click Here To See Them