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Unemployment: We must invest more in technical education – Elegushi  - TheCityPulseNews.com
Prominent Lagos monarch, the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi has advised the government and other stakeholders in the education sector to invest more in technical education, noting that it is one of the panaceas towards addressing unemployment in the country. Oba Elegushi who made this call while addressing newsmen at the Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, noted that there is a huge gap for skilled workers across all strata of the economy and this is being filled by nationals from neighbouring countries, stating that unless there is more investment in institutions where the youths can learn these skills, we won’t be making progress in addressing the scourge of unemployment. The monarch, who was honoured with an honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration by the university, praised the effort of the founder and chancellor, Sir Gabriel Igbinedion, applauding his vision that charted the course for other private universities. “It is my first time of entering this university and with what I have seen here, I think it is appropriate that I thank the founder and Chancellor, Sir Gabriel Igbinedion, on behalf of the thousands of lives that have been moulded at this citadel and to …