Education

PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE

  • Carried out a holistic examination of Nigeria’s education sector to identify avenues for legislative intervention.
  • Crafted several pieces of legislation to upgrade existing educational facilities or establish new ones.
  • Passed an amendment to the Federal Polytechnics Act to enhance the quality of learning in those institutions.
  • Passed an amendment to the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Amendment Act.
  • Facilitated the necessary appropriations of stranded international students in Russia.

GOVERNOR OF KWARA STATE

  • Employed enforcement of school attendance, additional recruitment, and redistribution, especially among rural
    and urban schools.
  • Started an initiative called Teacher Development Needs Assessment (TDNA) under which 23,000 teachers sat for a competency test in literacy and numeracy to determine the level of retraining they needed.
  • Established the Kwara State University, Malete, in 2009.
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