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Why government, academia must collaborate to solve Nigeria’s problems – Gov Makinde




Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Friday defined the rationale behind the insistence that the federal government and academia should collaborate.


Makinde whereas receiving a delegation from the College of Lagos, Akoka in Ibadan maintained that the 2 should successfully work collectively to allow the nation resolve a few of its issues.

The delegation was led by the Vice-Chancellor, College of Lagos, Professor Toyin Ogundipe.

In his tackle, Makinde known as for an enchancment of the connection between the city and robe, including that the 2 should preserve a mutually useful relationship.

He maintained that the state would discover the chance of getting a Memorandum of Understanding with UNILAG on how you can tackle a number of the challenges dealing with the state.

He stated, “I wish to take this chance to let you recognize that we adopted the disaster that engulfed UNILAG lately, and we’re completely satisfied that issues have been resolved and you’re getting again into the actual enterprise of why the college was created, and you’re fulfilling your mandate as a college.

“Sure, a disaster is what we undergo as human beings, however I’m glad that you simply have been capable of resolve it and issues are again on observe.

“I got here to UNILAG and approached the Electrical Engineering Division as a result of I knew I carried out the experiment on the machines laboratory there. So, we introduced Italians there and the check was performed efficiently.

“After that, we considered different issues to do to collaborate between the business and the college and that was what birthed the Automation Laboratory.

“Truly, after we have been operating the mission, we obtained right into a scenario the place we have been on the lookout for folks to energy PSCs everywhere. I went all over the place in Nigeria on the lookout for Curriculum Vitae however ultimately, they have been sending me folks of twenty-two, 23 years outdated from the Philippines. I believed how will we guarantee we have now younger engineers that may get into PSC programming.

‘I’m not positive how deep the programme is now however from that train and a number of the issues we did in-house, we have been capable of produce numerous younger engineers popping out of colleges; that obtained into PSC programming.”

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