The President of Nigeria, Muhammad Buhari has advised Universities across the country to embrace the entrepreneurial and technology education policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
PMB charged tertiary institutions in the country to intensify efforts on the actualization of the Sustainable Development Goals for economic growth and national development.
According to Punch News, PMB made this known during the combined 29th and 30th convocation ceremonies of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo state.
Buhari, who was represented by Dr. Noel Biodun, Director of Accreditation, National Universities Commission (NUC) stated that the roles of universities in economic growth and national development could not be overemphasized.
“In this age of Information Communication Technology, we believe that our universities of technology are pivotal to the actualization of our national development agenda and the sustainable development goals of the United Nations,” he said.
“It has become imperative for our tertiary institutions to align with the Incheon Education 2030 Agenda, which advocates education for self-reliance, basic skills and competencies needed in the 21st century.
“I enjoin FUTA and indeed, all other universities to key into the entrepreneurial and technology education policy of the FG as enunciated in the Economic Recovery Growth Plan and the Ministerial Strategic Plan,” Buhari added.
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