President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the map of most up-to-date curriculum for Nigerian universities that can lay emphasis on self-employment.
Buhari made the probability on Saturday in Abuja at the 11th convocation of the Nationwide Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).
The president who used to be represented by David Gende, Acting Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Education, said his administration had created enabling atmosphere through various interventions and programmes in beef up of the pressure.
“It is our hope that our graduates will utilise these alternatives by embracing your entire many programmes that maintain been set up in plan,” he said.
Buhari said it used to be pertinent to restate that the nation’s tutorial curriculum be geared against inserting emphasis on entrepreneurship training.
“There can maintain to be a paradigm shift in the focal point and orientation of our graduates against employment alternatives.
“The realisation of this aim lies with our universities to construct unique curricula that can lay emphasis on self-employment.
“It is beautiful to present that the Nationwide Universities Price (NUC) is about to effect the great review of the curricula of all programmes in our universities and inserting top rate on entrepreneurship.
“This as we all know, is a driver to magnify productiveness and reduction in unemployment figures amongst our youths.
“It is our hope that our graduates will utilise these alternatives by embracing your entire many programmes that maintain been set up in plan,” Buhari said.
In accordance to the president, training helps all efforts and developments when it comes to social, financial, political and religious undertakings.
He said it used to be a frequent files that the foundation position off of most of the recorded crises in the nation might perhaps furthermore supreme be solved throughout the present of coaching.
He also said that his administration used to be dedicated to making training affordable to all, throughout the Open and Distance Studying (ODL).
“In this connection, the Nationwide Policy on Education (NPE) had offered for Lifelong Studying that transcends all boundaries through Open and Distance Studying (ODL),” he said.
The Expert-Chancellor of NOUN, Prof. Peter Okebukola, counseled the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, for his unfamiliar success in the sector.
Vice-Chancellor of the establishment, Prof. Olufemi Peters, said he used to be alive to to invent NOUN Open and Distance Studying (ODL) better.
Peters said the next four years might perhaps be extreme to consolidate on the achievements recorded in the establishment.
He charged the graduates to be resolute as they’ve been empowered with the a truly noteworthy abilities and data to be triumphant.
“I subject you to prepare your self diligently in no subject ability you salvage your self, and with integrity as factual ambassadors of NOUN,” he said.