The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) organized a dialogue with the title: “Critical Skills Gap in Undergraduate Training in Nigerian Universities”, held on Tuesday, 14th July, 2020.
Panelists at the dialogue are Professor Ali Muhammad Garba of Department of Business Administration, Bayero University, Kano, and Ms. Hilda K. Kragha, Chief Executive Officer of Jobberman, while Professor Pam Sha of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, served as moderator.
The program was organized with support from Rosa Luxemburg Foundation West Africa, with the aim to promote critical thinking among Nigerian students and equip the them with proper knowledge that they can use to excel in labor markets upon graduation.
The seminar which was conducted online focused on the gaps that exist between Nigerian universities’ undergraduate students and the skills needed in the labor market.
The panelists discussed extensively how teaching in Nigerian universities can be improved to compete with those of developed countries.