NIGERIA TO CONSIDER EXTRA YEAR FOR GRADUATE

Nigeria will consider policy change to its tertiary education that would see graduates go for an extra year of studies.

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Anthony Anwukah, the Minister of state for education, disclosed this on Tuesday at a two day retreat for governing councils of Federal Universities in Abuja.

He said this was being; considered because many university graduates were not good enough to be; employed by industries.

He said the proposal was similar to extra year currently being; undertaken by law and medical students.

Anwukah added that the University system has let Nigeria down in the country’s quest for the industrial development.

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He said the universities have to produce graduates that meet the needs of the industries. Nigerians will have to consider this new policy, as it would help our educational system

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