Government at all levels have been charged to embrace human capital development and also invest more on the Nigerian youths to enhance development across the country.
Giving the charged at the Christ Embassy Reach Out Nigeria, Rhapsody of Realities Independence Debate Competition held at the Church Auditorium, Odeda in Abeokuta, the Permanent Secretary, Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) Mrs. Mojisola Dosunmu, said human capital development was very key for the sake of nation building.
Also speaking, the Chairman of the Occasion, Pastor Titi Edun while proffering solution to some of the problems facing the Nation, emphasised the need to invest more on human capital, rather than building physical structures, saying that failure to build the minds of the youths would lead to destruction of structures built with massive efforts and capital.
” We must not lose sight of the fact that, human capital building is of great essence because, if there is no competent human mind, the quality of service from physical structure is determined by the quality of human capital operating it”, he said.
In his remark, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Olu-Ola Aikulola, represented by Mr. Olatunji Yussuf appreciated the organisers for their contribution to nation building, adding that Nigerians craved for positive change that begins with individual.
Speaking on behalf of participants, the first and second runners up at the debate, Miss. Faith Onasanya and Alex Pemu commended the organiser for the privilege to express their talents and views on the topic; ” If I am the Nigeria President”, promising that when giving the opportunity to govern, they would make things better in the country.
Adeniyi Akinbobola & Ronke Dada,
Press Officers, TESCOM & OGIS