Presidential candidate of Labour Congress, Peter Obi has taken a swipe at Federal Authorities for sponsoring the coaching of public workplace holders whereas Nigerian varsity college students are at dwelling because of the ongoing ASUU strike.
Recall that images of the Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, emerged on-line a couple of days in the past as he was present process a course on the John F Kennedy Faculty of Authorities on the Harvard Enterprise Faculty.
Gbajabiamila’s course at Havard, allegedly sponsored by the federal government got here to gentle amid the controversy and rift between the Tutorial Workers Union of Universities, ASUU and the federal authorities.
The economic motion by the lecturers has saved college students at dwelling for the previous 5 months with no sign of ending.
Obi who took to his Twitter deal with on Thursday to lament the extent of remedy being meted to the Nigerian youths, notably college students, described the coaching of leaders with public funds as a misplaced precedence.
He wrote, “Our college students and future leaders are idling away at houses or in some undesirable locations, whereas our authorities is spending thousands and thousands in international foreign money, supposedly coaching public workplace holders in Ivy League universities the world over.
“Such misplaced priorities and government misuse of public funds are no longer acceptable, while the future of our youths is being neglected.
“As a matter of adaptive leadership, such training being sponsored with public funds should stop forthwith, until all our schools start functioning optimally. Meanwhile, such training, if need be, must be mandated to happen only within Nigeria. – PO”.