The Chairman of Zenox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh has said that Nigeria may
not be able to grow her economy adequately without first transforming its
poor education infrastructure.Ekeh who was speaking recently at the 19th Fafunwa Education Foundation
lecture and award ceremony in Lagos said the nation’s education Industry
is in crisis, saying that efforts should be made to steer Nigeria out of danger
zone so that she can produce needed human capital to develop her
He said although there is so much shout of change in the polity today,but
that the critical change needed by Nigeria was that that can restructure our
education and improve standards.According to him education is a baseline need which if improved should enable the nation transform its various socio-political sectors; and therefore its of utmost he: “There is no way our economy can be transformed to achieve economic growth without the human capital to change the economy. Because you cannot give what you don’t have”.
The event was graced by to individuals from the educational and others
sectors, namely:Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, Prof. Juel
Babalola, Prof. Bola Akinterinwa of NIIA, among others.