Nigeria Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has stated that a number of graduates can neither read nor write in a tolerable manner.
The minister made this statement while expressing concern about the decline in the standard of education in the country.
Speaking in the official commissioning of completed projects in the college in Yola, Adamawa State, the minister who was represented by the Director of Tertiary Education in the Federal Ministry of Education, Hajia Rakiya Gambo Iliyasu said the situation was a cause for concern.
Malam Adamu Adamu noted that students and even graduates had been found to be unable to write one full sentence without multiple corrections needing to be made.
The minister went on to urge all stakeholders in the education sector to sit up to ensure that the decline in the value of education is bridged within the shortest time possible.