Educational development: Nigeria needs knowledge based economy to achieve goals


President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has asserted that Nigeria needs a knowledge based economy to achieve its desired goals as a nation.

The Senate President made this assertion when he declared open a public hearing on a bill to back up the establishment of the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration(NIEPA), Ondo, Ondo State.

Giving his thorough assessment on the education sector, Lawan says Nigeria is not yet ready for a 21st century economy given the current structure of the education system.

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