Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has stressed the need for development of human capital in Nigeria, saying it was key to progress and prosperity of any nation.

Osinbajo made the remarks, at the 40th Anniversary Re-Union Symposium organised by the 1979 Economics Class of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, held at Onikan, Lagos Island.

The theme of the symposium was; “Alternative Approach to Financing Public University Education for Effective Human Capital Development in Nigeria.”

Osinbajo noted that nation building was a collective responsibility and urged all citizens of the need to contribute their quota to advance the cause of the country in the interest of the general populace.

The Vice President said what separated developed and under developed countries, was the high quality of human capital of the former.