Thursday, 16 October 2014

Aregbesola Says Education Is Important For Sustainable National Development

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Governor of the state of Osun, has said that education is important for sustainable national development to take its course in our nation Nigeria.

The Governor while delivering his lecture as the Guest Speaker at the 6th Prince Bola Ajibola annual lecture series, organised by the Magna Curia chambers of Obafemi Awolowo University, held at the University’s Oduduwa hall in Ile-Ife, Osun State, he noted the decadence and declining state of our education in Nigeria. In his words, "Sadly, the Nigerian state today is assailed by manifold layers of insecurity and its progress is hampered by a myriad of developmental challenges all because of the continual erosion in the quality and standard of its educational system,”.

In course of the lecture, it was disclosed that the Honouree is 74 years old with countless number of Awards ranging from being the first black man to be the Chief Judge of the International Court of Justice and others too numerous to mention. It was also disclosed that the governor was born in 1957.

The Lecture had in attendance the de' la creme of the society, the Honouree himself, Justice Bola Ajibola, the executive Governor of The State of Osun State, Ogbeni Aregbeshola, the Deputy Governor of the state, the V. C. of Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof. Bamitale Omole, ably represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, Prof. Adebisi Ajayi.

The program came to an official end at about 5:00pm during which the fully armed security men in attendance led the Governor, Honouree and others to their convoys.

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