Corp Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has called on the federal government to allow private universities in the country enjoy TETFUND allocation for the onward emancipation of education in Nigeria.
Delivering the 8th Convocation Lecture of Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Osun State in honour of her convocation ceremonies on “Optimal Functionality of Agents of Socialisation: Decisive Ingredient for a Better Tomorrow”, Oyeyemi revealed that government as an agent has considerable influence in the conscious harmonisation and propagation of long cherished values.
He stated that government as an agent of socialisation must ensure that her policies on education does not fail and encouraged huge investment in the same as it is the only avenue for the enhancement of the country’s current productivity.
Pro-Chancellor of the University, Professor Anthony Imevbore described the importance of education as an important facet of socialisation. In his words, “… The school is an artificial institution set up for the purpose of socialisation and cultural transmission.
Imevbore further stated that “Joseph Ayo Babalola University is keen to initiate, steer and participate in discussions and reshape the history of this country and continent where we can to alter the social imbalance of the society.”
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Sola Fajana urged federal government to focus her attention on education as it is a core agent socialisation for the all-round build-up of a university graduate in Nigeria.