Lubem Gena, Abuja
Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) in collaboration with the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) has organised an event tagged “Ukrainian Education Days in Nigeria “Study in Ukraine” to give opportunities to Nigerians wishing to source for high quality education outside.
Speaking during the event, the ACCI President, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode who was represented by Vice President and Provost of the chamber’s training arm known as Business Entrepreneurial Skills and Technology (BEST) Centre, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba said under the arrangement, brain chain will be sustained.
He also said part of the efforts were dedicated towards scaling up the development of the society having identified education as one of the critical elements that will not only redeem the people from the shackles of ignorance, illiteracy and poverty but also bring the world closer through a process known as ‘brain chain’.
“This event is also deliberately organised to deepen and sustain the need to expand cooperation between our countries and to promote Ukraine as the priority destination for Nigerian youth for higher education.
“The Ukrainian Education days provide an opportunity for meeting representatives of leading Ukrainian universities, on-the-spot admissions, counselling of prospective students and parents, assessment of admission documentation requirements and various scholarship opportunities for Ukrainian Universities”, Prince kayode stated.
The Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Valerii Alexsandruk said his country was keen on continuing to explore the huge potentials in Nigeria and properly streamline them in education terms to be useful not only to the country but the whole world.
He assured of a great future in the Nigeria-Ukraine relations.
A cross section of the delegation which spoke to journalists explained that Ukraine has all what it takes to give quality education to Nigerians in an atmosphere that is well structured to deliver affordable education.
They also said Nigerians who studied in Ukraine have shown over the years that education has a lasting legacy for them and the country is more than ever posed to offer quality and affordable platforms for them pointing out that Ukraine will sustain the ties existing between the countries.