The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS has decried what it called the poor state of education across the states of the federation.
The Public Relations Officer of the association, Adeyemi Azeez made this known in a statement in Abuja on Saturday.
Azeez noted that it was imperative to make the remark about the country’s educational sector after a general overview from all the states of the federation.
He noted that the president of NANS, Danielson Akpan had also described as disheartening, a situation where education that was free and accessible in the days of today’s leaders, is now unaffordable to the sons and daughters of the poor.
He said that most classrooms, laboratories and libraries had become ill-equipped in the recent time.
Azeez, however, commended Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun for declaring a state of emergency in the education sector of the state, during his inauguration speech on the May 29. The association, however, implored the governor to make his declaration a complete reality and not just a mere pronouncement.