23rd July, 2010
A Nigerian and an ex-student of University of Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Toyeeb Niyi Godo, has charged Nigerian government to urgently raise the standard of education in the country. He said doing that will give Nigerian students opportunity to compete with their colleagues in other parts of the world.
The 2007/2008 graduate of Finance, who is currently based in the United States, said improving the quality of education will not only place Nigeria well in the university ranking in the world, but also afford them the opportunity to compete with their counterparts in Africa and other parts of the world.
The former Vice-President, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Baltimore chapter, narrated his experience while speaking with Campus Square on phone. He said white students are not better than Nigeria students, but their practical approach to education gives them the opportunity to have an indepth knowledge of things around them.
The former student of University of Ilorin, who is now a motivational speaker, said if government improves the education curriculum, provides conducive learning environment where students can learn with ease, Nigerian students will definitely outshine students any where in the world.
Mr. Godo is presently the CEO of a consultancy firm Decent Lifestyles Limited based in Nigeria and United States, where he organises success oriented seminarÂ to create leaders and increase individualâ€™s market value.
He recently held a seminar in Lagos, Nigeria, with the theme, American Dream Series 2010.