Invest more in education, says Ukrainian university in Nigeria

Lviv University of Commerce and Law of Ukraine has called on the Nigerian government to invest more in the education sector to enhance national growth and development.

The head of the university’s international relations department, Mrs. Olga krasnopera, made the suggestion in Abuja after the first lecture/award and annual lecture titled “Prospects for Strengthening Diplomatic/Economic Relations between Ukraine and Nigeria”. .

During the event, many eminent Nigerians including renowned jurist Dr. Reuben Atabo were awarded honorary doctorates from Lviv University of Business and Law.

Krasnopera said the program would benefit both countries.

“There is the need to develop education, it is the best thing in the world, because education is light if one is to lead in society.

“Every country should invest more in education now, not just Nigeria, because we are growing fast, our economy, internet, everything is growing fast. That’s why investment is needed all over the world, not just in Nigeria, in the United States in Ukraine, in Kenya everywhere,” she said.

She also advised Nigerians seeking education to come to Ukraine which she said has a very good education.

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Presenting a paper on the prospects for deepening bilateral relations between the two countries, Prof. Mike Ikupolati said all must come together to make Nigeria great.

Also taking the floor, the president of FTAISA, Skills and Entrepreneurship Development Centre,

Dr. Cliff Ogbede said it was instructive to know that Ukraine, having strong diplomatic relations with Nigeria, offered affordable university admission to Nigerian students, whose number is estimated to be over 12,000 currently.

The event also witnessed the awarding of PhD degrees to selected eminent Nigerians.

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