‘Nigerian graduates ’ll be employers of labour’
From Fasusi Martins, Okitipupa
National Universities Commission (NUC) has disclosed that part of the core responsibilities and mandate of the commission is to ensure that Nigerian universities graduates are employers of labour and not job seekers.
This assertion was made by the NUC team during an inspection tour of the facilities at the University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa.
Leader of the team, Prof. Ahmad, K. Babajo during his speech thanked the management of the institution for its energy and efforts in raising Nigeria’s future leaders.
Babajo stated that the members of team not auditors but inspectors who are interested in services rendered and facilities that are available in the University which will help to enhancing productivity and effective learning of the students.
He stressed that the body are also interested in knowing the relationship between the students, the management and the host community.
According to him ” where are to see what you are doing, and to know what you have for the students in terms of facilities, learning and counseling. ”
”We want to know how conducive is your environment, your sporting activities and facilities, your skill acquisition programs. We want to know your communication pattern with the students, your admission procedure, to know whether it is open or secret .”
”We want to know how you examine your students. How does your students get their results, what do you do to indigent and intelligent students ”
While speaking on behalf of the school management, The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sunday Ogunduyile commended the present government led by Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) for his support and intervention in terms of capital grants since the government came on board.
In his own remark, Dean Students Affairs, Dr. Ilemobayo Oguntimehin described the inspection as a very good one that will help the University to improve the quality on their facilities and in turn help to improve on the University products.