National devt: Suleiman, Adefisayo call for increased commitment to education
Managing Director of Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman and Lagos Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo have called for increased commitment to education as the path to delivering the needed human resources social advancement and national growth.
The duo made the call on Thursday, n a panel with Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, minister of state for education; Akin Abayomi, Lagos Commissioner of Health at Ehingbeti 2021, Lagos Economic Summit.
Suleiman who said Nigeria needed to redefine its commitment to education, stressed that there must be a change of orientation on education financing.
He said such funds must be considered as a capital expenditure worth investing in.
Suleiman said: “We need to re-strategize on how our education system is delivered as the world is rapidly changing.
“I am of the view that the educational system we have today cannot deliver the human resources that we need today, let alone for the future”.
“The resources that we…