The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has called on the Federal Government to invest more in varsity education in Nigeria.

He made this call during the convocation ceremony of Babcock University, Ogun State.

According to the governor, the only way the nation could arrest growing in poverty in Nigeria is to invest more in education.

Also speaking at the ceremony, the president/vice-chancellor of the university, Professor Ademola Tayo urged the students to make a difference in the society and make the country proud as they are the future of tomorrow.

He said; “ To be able to live fulfilling lives in this emerging world and become architects of the future, you must know yourselves. I urge you to embrace the challenges that come your way and get ahead of the change that constantly evolves.”

The convocation public lecture was delivered by Philips Oduoza, the chairman of Nova Merchant Bank and former global CEO/GMD of UBA.

A total of 1,971 were conferred with first degrees while 298 were conferred with postgraduate degrees, out of which were 93 Doctors of Philosophy.

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