House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has urged governments at all levels to fashion out ways of transforming the Nigerian educational system to strengthen the capacity of the Nigerian youth.
The Speaker in a message commemorating the International Youth Day with the theme ‘Transforming Education,’ said the essence of education is to proffer solutions to challenges confronting humanity.
A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, said the Speaker noted that governments at all levels have the primary responsibility of ensuring that every Nigerian is given access to basic and qualitative education.
The Speaker added that democracy and good governance would thrive in an atmosphere where a sizeable proportion of the populace is educated and well enlightened about their civic responsibilities.
While assuring that the 9th House of Representatives under his leadership would prioritize issues concerning the education sector Gbajabiamila emphasized that revamping the sector has become imperative.