Special Adviser to the Ogun State Governor on Technical Education, Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa, has said that for the country to achieve robust economic growth, there is need to standardise its technical education.
He said this during a courtesy visit to the Chief Executive Officer, Coleman Wires and Cables, Dr Solomon Kayode, in Sagamu.
He said a cross-link between industry and technical schools is key to developing youths in industrial skills.
He sought for further collaboration with allied companies for the upgrading of technical and vocational education.
In a statement on Friday February 12, 2021 titled ‘Economic revolution needs technical education- Prof. Odemuyiwa’, after the visit, the CEO of Coleman Wires and Cables, Dr Solomon Kayode, who said he was keen on the technological advancement of the state, urged the present administration to train and retrain graduates on relevant skills to get them off job hunting, adding that it would build them for a greater future.
He also said the company was ready to train more graduates on mechanical and electrical aspects of engineering, noting that it would encourage them to have relevant interest in entrepreneurship and contribute economically to the society.