The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Wahab Egbewole, has denounced the dangers of brain drain which he says has hit the Nigerian university system.
Professor Egbewole revealed this in Ilorin at a world press conference ahead of the institution’s 37th and 38th convocation ceremonies, noting the inadequate resources hindering the proper running of Nigerian universities and the dangers of understaffing.
Egbewole revealed that a total of twenty-five thousand, two hundred and thirty-four students will graduate, with four hundred and fifty in the First Class division, before admitting that some of the institution’s best eggs are leaving the country.
In another vein, he said the university management had shown that nothing can deter their commitment to education and progress before urging the management to tear the mask of retrogression, servitude, social inequality, mediocrity and indignity in the university and nation at large.
Meanwhile, the Vice-Chancellor revealed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is billed to attend the University’s combined convocation to commission at least fifteen projects which include lecture rooms, Faculty and Departmental buildings among others.