The Special Adviser to the Governor on Technical Education, Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa has said that for the country to achieve robust economic growth that will meet global best practices, there is need to standardise its technical education.
Odemuyiwa made this known 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 the State in order to make industrial sectors employable for the youths. He appreciated Dr. Solomon for his philanthropic gestures towards the development of education in general.
In his address, Dr. Solomon Kayode who said he was keen in the technological advancement of the State, urged the present administration to train and retrain graduates on relevant skills to get them off the job hunting, saying that it would develop them for a greater future.