A former provost of the Federal School of Training (Technical), Amoku, Rivers State, Dr Bassey Ubong has regretted that schooling will not be being allowed to play the function it’s alleged to in society due to the lip service to the sector.
He stated it was unhappy that Nigeria is but to allocate as much as 1% of her budgetary provisions to the schooling sector out of the 26% really helpful by the United Nations.
Ubong, expressed his regrets whereas talking with our correspondent in Uyo Akwa Ibom State over the weekend.
He stated “The issue of schooling is that we’re not prepared in all sincerity to let schooling play the function it ought to play, like within the College of Claringforth, Austria, from chalkboard they’ve the whole lot they need.
“The UN recommends a minimal of the federal funds of 26%, however in Nigeria, we don’t have as much as 1%. We don’t enable schooling play the function it’s alleged to. Training transforms lives and society. It’s fairly unhappy!” He stated.
The prolific literary writer who has revealed greater than 20 books in all genres of literature; drama, prose and poetry stated the whole lot will transfer nicely when all fingers are on deck.
“The reality is that I’ve gone by means of this factor and I do know what’s inside. Chances are you’ll imply nicely as a frontrunner however it’s possible you’ll be so constrained. I at all times consider in a single coverage, whole coverage administration, coverage succeeds when everybody does his work if we do our personal bits, the nation will succeed”
The previous provost who additionally blamed poor followership within the nation stated management succeed within the context of followership.
On examination malpractice, the writer lamented that the evil of examination malpractice is as previous because the system itself including that it’s only getting extra subtle now.
“Properly this stuff are as previous because the system, it’s a matter of magnitude and it’s extra subtle now that’s the reason I’m speaking about followership. There was a time after I was a provost, we had a leakage in exams query, you suppose it was brought on by one of many lecturers, we requested a pupil whether or not she is concerned, she stated she paid N1000 to get the query.
“Additionally when mother and father give cash to supervisors to get examination questions and solutions, as a substitute of encouraging them to learn, what do you count on.
“On cultism in faculties, we should always blame the adults as a result of they launched the kids into it. As an grownup you might be requested to guide a gaggle and also you introduce youngsters into it, these youngsters are being funded and who’re the folks funding them?” NAIJATABLOID