Crescent University VC Urges Buhari To Declare Emergency In Education

The Vice Chancellor of Crescent University,
Abeokuta, Prof. Ibrahim Gbajabiamila, has
called on President Muhammadu Buhari to
declare a state of emergency in the
education sector.

Crescent University

Following the Speech at a press conference to mark the 10th year anniversary of the institution, the VC stated that the education sector has been neglected for too long.

Gbajabiamila said the only solution to the
decay is the declaration of a state of
emergency because the country cannot
continue to tackle the sector with the same
approach that created the problem.

He stressed that Nigeria is in short supply of
about 30,000 PhD holders with many of
them abroad. This is adversely affecting the
efficiency of tertiary institutions in the

He added that Crescent University was
established as an intervention institution
that would combine academic excellence
with moral uprightness.

The vice chancellor, however listed the
challenges facing the institution to include
power generation and access road.

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