Connect with us

NEWS

Nigeria would’ve been better if we spent resources wisely – Oyo Senator, Balogun

Published

on

A member of the Nationwide Meeting, Dr. Kola Balogun, has stated that Nigeria wouldn’t be the place it’s if previous leaders of the nation had spent its sources properly.

Balogun, who at present represents the Oyo South district, stated this whereas addressing journalists on Monday, in Ibadan.

The lawmaker, who spoke throughout a three-day coaching for teens in Ibadan held on the Institute of Agricultural Analysis and Coaching (IAR&T), defined that Nigeria would have been among the many economically viable nations if previous leaders of the nation had invested in agriculture, infrastructural improvement, schooling, and well being.

He stated that it was unlucky that a whole bunch of graduates of 10 to fifteen years are nonetheless roaming concerning the streets with out jobs.

He lamented that his workplace is stuffed with CVs of graduates as a result of previous leaders had did not spend money on areas that may deliver improvement to the state.

“If Nigeria has so many sources prior to now. If we had extra prior to now. If we had invested in agriculture, infrastructural improvement, and well being. So, by now, Nigeria wouldn’t be right here.

Loading...

“So, by now Nigeria would have developed. Nigeria would have been one of many developed nations. We’d not be right here.

“Right now, I’ve a whole bunch of CVs of younger folks in my workplace, graduates of ten to fifteen years are nonetheless roaming round streets with out jobs.

“A rustic like Nigeria mustn’t import oil. We needs to be exporting refined petroleum merchandise presently.

“What I’m doing is a part of my very own contribution to decreasing the unemployment price within the nation,” he stated.

Government Director of IAR&T, Professor Veronica Obatolu in her deal with, defined that the institute has been partnering with numerous stakeholders with a purpose to scale back the unemployment price within the nation.

This in accordance with her is finished by coaching and retraining of youths, ladies, and unemployed in numerous areas of agriculture.

Advertisements
Loading...
Share this Story
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

TRENDING