Some Graduates In Nigeria Can’t Read Or Write – Minister Of Education
While speaking in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu at an official commissioning of completed projects in the college declared that most of the graduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria can’t read or write.
He lamented that the standard of education in the country is falling, he therefore advised the students and teachers to take everything seriously in order to correct the situation as soon as possible.
Malam Adamu Adamu also said that some of the students including the graduates find it hard to construct one full sentence without multiple corrections.
“Some graduates of tertiary institutions across the country cannot read or write applications,” said the minister who was represented by the Director of Tertiary Education in the Federal Ministry of Education, Hajia Rakiya Gambo Iliyasu.
The minister commissioned Six completed projects which included a computer ICT Centre, sports centre, a centre for early childhood education, an undergraduate studies complex, among others, during the ceremony at the FCE main campus in Yola.
All the six complexes were built by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), a fact acknowledged by the Provost of the college, Prof Abdul-Mumin Sa’ad, who earlier in his welcome address said:
“Today, the Federal College of Education, courtesy of TETFund, is proud to have achieved major breakthrough in structures.”