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​Nigeria’s Educational System In Urgent Need Of Fundamental Reforms – Gov. El-Rufai

Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna State on Monday put up a strong argument for revamp of Nigeria’s educational system to meet up with the demands of the 21st Century. Speaking at the 4th Distinguished Guest Lecture of the University of Medical Science on Monday, the governor noted such review was needed in order to make sure that young Nigerians are fully armed with the educational knowledge required in the 21st century.
The lecture which was titled “Transforming Nigeria’s Educational System: Looking back and Looking Forward.” The governor said, “I think that fundamental reforms are needed in education and I think what the Federal Ministry of Education needs to do is to lead in reviewing the national policy on education, which is already forty or fifty years old,” he said.
He also noted that China made use of its own languages in educating its young ones and suggested that Nigeria can adopt one of the native languages spoken in the country as a medium of teaching in the educational system.

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