Acquire problems-solving skills, youths urged

Acquire problems-solving skills, youths urged

From Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
Youths have been urged to acquire problems-solving skills and not depend solely on certificates as a guarantee to their success in life.

The Chief Whip of Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Tunde Olatunji gave the charge disclosed this while delivering a public lecture at Fountain University, Osogbo.

Speaking on “Scaling Up of Future of Work For Graduating Students of Nigerian Universities,” the Chief Whip stressed that skills were major impetus that would announce their impact and guarantee them sustainable living.

According to him, the emerging trend of global human needs index driven by technology requires individual problem solvers which transcends mere academic competence.

“Success is not essentially a function of background or certificates, but largely depends on individual’s disposition demonstrated in acquisition of problem, solving skills, focus, perseverance, tenacity and sincerity of purpose.”

Olatunji urged the youths, especially students, not to be limited to their individual course of study, but also look inwards towards developing their skills.

“Understanding one’s purpose in life is cardinal to the mileage anyone would attain in impacting on the world. Without such significant impact, one will just be lost in the crowd.

He noted that those born in this generation with multifarious opportunities created by a globalised international community of Information Communication Technology (ICT) have no excuse whatsoever to fail.

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