A meeting of experts in the education sector in
The experts made the call on Wednesday at the
At the Conference organised to improve the quality of banking and finance education in
Wike, who was represented at the event by the Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof.
In his remarks, Okojie stressed the need to re-structure university programmes and develop students in core subject areas.
The Executive Secretary also expressed worry over the absorption of non professionals into the banking industry.
"The fact that a young graduate is asked to get an account of N2 billion to build the capital base of a bank is worrisome because that is the only reason they are offered the employment.
"Any one who has not gone to school can equally provide N2 billion and so we are warning that this practice portends danger for the industry and also our graduates," he said.
He said the Commission would continue to interact with Professional bodies to ensure that quality was attained in all university programmes.
Also speaking at the conference, the President and Chairman of the
Osibogun said the Conference, with the theme: "Banking and finance education in
The Keynote Speaker, Dr
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