The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, has called on stakeholders in the university system to come together and decide on the effective management of the educational institutions in the country.

Egbewole while delivering a lecture at the second quarter courses 2023 of the Nigerian Army Institute of Science Education and Technology, Sobi Cantonment, Ilorin, Kwara State suggested that all the stakeholders including; government, parents, universities/tertiary institutions, private sector, staff unions, students and indeed the administrators of the institutions should come together and take appropriate decisions on the effective management of education in Nigeria.

He called on the workers’ unions to re-direct their energies to the internal workings of their systems and place less emphasis on issues that are not directly related to members’ welfare and be realistic in their approach.

Egbewole stressed the need for a conscious and deliberate effort to increase funding for the educational sector in the country.

the restructuring of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund to ensure that educational institutions develop their own budget annually.

On his part, the Commandant of NAISET, Major General Sani Ibrahim, said the challenges confronting Nigeria’s educational system were both monetary and non-monetary.

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