By Daniel Tyokua
The Nasarawa State University, Keffi and the German Institute have commenced discussions on ways to correct ills that brings about substandard education.
German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Berhard Schlagheck said the German government was examining possible ways that will help in addressing the challenges being faced by graduates.
Schlagheck disclosed that the German government in collaboration with the University will introduce skills acquisition programmes to tackle youth unemployment through education programmes.
The Ambassador stated this at a public lecture he delivered over the weekend in Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK).
He said the scheme would reduce unemployment through the introduction of a new systematic method of skills acquisitions programme which will engage the youths.
He added that Germany tradition on human development is individuals scholars and not corporate establishment.
On his part, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Muhammad Mainoma, commended Germany for engaging the institutions on ideas that could add more value to its system.
He said the lecture would benefit both the university, lecturers, and undergraduate students as well as postgraduates school.
The VC disclosed that about five professors of the University are beneficially of German academic best foundation in the world tagged German Education Exchange Programme.