Prof. Oyinlola Olaniyi, a sitting professor of Economics at the University of Ibadan on Friday revealed the best way to save Nigeria from dying, saying that only quality education offered to its citizens can help save the country.
Prof Olaniyi stated this at the seventh edition of the Project New Nigeria held on the 1st of February, 2019 at Ibadan with convergence of various community leaders and government delegates to look into the backwardness and viable solution to Nigerian dying economy.
In support of this, a distinguished lecture on the Key to National Sustainable Development was delivered by professor Olaniyi.
He disclosed that to tackle Nigeria Economic challenges, there is no super hero since the economy has to do with the way the nation makes its decisions.
“It is also good to know that whatever our desires may be as a nation, we likewise needs resources to achieve it,” Prof Olaniyi said.
He further noted that through the knowledge of the economics, we realise that to build a sustainable economy as a nation as regards to an available resources, three questions must be understood and be answered.
Question 1: What shall we produce to develop our economy?
Question 2: For whom shall we produce these servives or goods in other to generate funds?
Question 3: How shall we produce these products to maximize our profits as a nation?
Professor Olaniyi stated that to develop the nation’s prosperity, we must have well dealt with question 1 through 3.
Adding that the underlying secret of any developed nation lie on the quality of education that nation offered to its citizens.
A number of those in attendance are:
Professor Olanrewaju Oladoyinbo (professor of economic, University of Ibadan), Mrs Victoria Adelina (Former president of Nigeria Women Affairs), Dr. Emmanuel Ojoowuro (Manager, Bank of Industry, BOI), Dr. David Oluwafemi Okunlola ( the Oyo state gubbernational aspirants), Henry Hon and Douglas Kriegler (USA delegates) as well as other community leaders of the Kajoola village
Also in attendance is the the Oyo state gubernatorial aspirants, Dr. David Okunlola, who commented on the citizens power of choosing right and making a decision that will result to lasting enjoyment or suffering depending on the basis for their the citizens move.