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No more wasteful spending, Buhari tells universities

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President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerian universities that the era of wasteful spending is over.

The President therefore advised university authorities in the country to utilise available resources into teaching, reaearch and productive activities.

The president, represented by Chiedu Mafiana, Executive Director at the National University Commission, spoke in Ilorin at the 32nd convocation of the University of Ilorin.

He said further that it is the expectation of government that in the near future, universities should be self-reliant and provide substantial portion of their needed funds.

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  1. Margret Dickson

    October 23, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    This is a sign that Nigerians should start learning trades, depending on education on this country is rubbish. So many graduates who cannot feed conveniently. The earlier you have other things aside education doing, the better your life becomes

    • JOHNSON PETER

      October 23, 2016 at 4:22 pm

      You are muttering out rubbish. So you expect government to allow wasteful spendings or what?
      He has not said they won’t provide adequate funding for the universities. Our universities need to be sanitised . the corruption that exists there is more than the ones in the political circles. I know the amount of money I paid my lecturer before passing a course that I know all in the name of I don’t want to fail. Project writing is now like fifty thousands in Kogi state university.

  2. Johnson Amadi

    October 23, 2016 at 1:33 pm

    What nonsense, how much is the federal government spending on education that’s too much? No amount is too much for the sector

  3. yanju omotodun

    October 23, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    Yes o.
    I support mr. President on that. All
    corrupt vice chancellors should be arrested too not just corrupt judges.

  4. Amaka Okoro

    October 24, 2016 at 10:57 am

    Atleast lets appricate our president for once giving us an idea that will benefit us

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