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Okebukola to chart path for reconstructing Nigeria’s shattered education sector

Okebukola to chart path for reconstructing Nigeria’s shattered education sector

Peter Okebukola, former executive secretary, National Universities Commission will proffer possible solution to critical issues hampering the Nigeria education sector at the second convocation lecture of McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ogun State.

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Okebukola who will be delivering the convocation lecture titled “Reconstructing the Shattered Education Mirror: Hard Choices We Can Not Side-Step” at the event scheduled for Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the university.

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Adeniyi Agunbiade, vice-chancellor of the university while speaking at the pre- convocation press conference said the mission of the institution is “to provide a qualitative, functional and sound education, with godly virtues that will prepare men and women for leadership and positive impact on the society.”
Agunbiade said through its initiative tagged, “Brain Trust,” the university instituted a culture of celebrating excellence and creating an avenue for healthy rivalry, by recognising exceptional abilities in academic performance of students.
“The initiative focuses on students with Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 and above at the end of each session. The sole aim is to stimulate the spirit of excellence and hard work among our students.”
He said the school since inception has impacted her host communities positively, through enhanced medical services provided by the health centre.