Eminent Nigerian professors and key stakeholders led by Nigeriaâ€˜s Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqyyatu Rufia and former education minister, now currentÂ World Bank Vice President, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili are set to seek a cure-all panacea to the myriads of problems bedeviling the countryâ€™s education sector atÂ an education reforms summit holding from 8 February to 10 February.
The summit is organised by the National Association of Proprietors of private schools (NAPPS) in collaboration with Best of World (B.O.W).
The National President of NAPPS, Dr. Sadiu Mijinyewa who spoke through the Southwest Zonal President, Chief Gbenga Olowe at the end of the year NAPPS banquetÂ held at Glover Hall, Marina, Lagos, said the summit will reposition the education sector to occupy its place in the African continent and the world at large.
Also speaking at the banquet, the Lagos State Chapter President of NAPPS/Chairperson, Summit Local Organizing Committee, Mrs. E.O. Olomofe-Kufeji, describedÂ the forthcoming Education Reforms Summit as a direct response to the ongoing Federal Government Education reforms aimed at improving teaching standards. SheÂ assured that the summit will engineer the much desired rebirth of the nationâ€™s lost education glory, bequeath heritage to Nigeria at 50 and seek to satisfyÂ the associationâ€™s quest for increased productivity in memberâ€™s school.
In her contribution, Mrs. Joy Chinwokwu, the Chief Executive of the Best of the World (Summit Marketing Consultants), remarked that the NAPPS February 2011Â Summit provides a window of opportunities for organizations and individuals with patriotic zeal to partner with NAPPS towards rediscovering our greatÂ potentials in the education sector.