Government ought to make use of Universities’ research – FUOYE VC
Policymakers at national and international levels need to relate with universities to ensure that research works carried out on national development are implemented to ensure even development.
The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, FUOYE, Professor Kayode Soremekun stated this in a chat with Radio Nigeria in Oye-Ekiti.
Professor Soremekun that such a relationship would assist policymakers to harness potentials in the education sector by making use of solutions and suggestions of great researches to influence meaningful change and virile society.
Professor Soremekun explained that since University was not a Policymaking platform, there was the need for government and Policymakers at all levels to relate with tertiary institutions on the need to make use of findings of research works to contribute to the society.
The Vice-Chancellor noted that there were possible solutions to the current challenges affecting the sectors of the economy and lack of harmonious relationship among some religious groups globally.