Don advocates vocational training to tackle graduate unemployment

By Moyosore Salami A don in the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Polytechnic Ibadan, Dr K.A Yusuf, has described higher education as the backbone of any society, saying its quality determines the quality of human resources and development of a country. According to him, manpower outsourcing is inevitable in any society that requires rapid growth and development, hence educational training should be based on societal need, not on education for education’s sake. Dr Yusuf revealed this while delivering the 13th inaugural lecture of The Polytechnic Ibadan on the topic, ‘Graduate…

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