FG Seeks Improved Engineering Curriculum In Universities

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Updated August 10, 2016

2016 BudgetThe Federal Government asking the professional engineers in the country to work with relevant institutions towards improving the practice of engineering in the Nigeria.

This is according to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal in Akure the Ondo State capital during the 25th Engineering Assembly of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

Mr Lawal decried the absence of up-to-date curriculum at the nation’s university as one of the major causes of low quality engineers in the country.

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Olusegun Mimiko, on his part, emphasised on the need to paying attention to the development of local industries.

At the end of the meeting, experts recommended the total reviewing of engineering curriculum in Nigerian universities to meet with current global demands, discourage industrial action by tertiary institutions lecturers and the implementation of research and innovation work been neglected at various universities.