Nigeria may send 10 professors to Ethiopia

Nigeria may send 10 professors to Ethiopia
From Collins Olayinka, Abuja

IN an effort at boosting the South-South Cooperation and assisting sister African countries’ in the area of manpower development, Nigeria is sending 10 professors to fill vacant positions in nine recently established universities in Ethiopia.
 
Acting Director-General, Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA), Dr. Yisa Bassi, told The Guardian that Nigeria has received a request for 600 technical experts from the Ethiopian Ambassador to Nigeria.

His words: “We received the request through the Ethiopian Ambassador for 600 technical experts for the Ethiopian government. This is because Ethiopia has recently established nine new universities and they are short of staff.

“Under the South-South Cooperation Agreement and based on the peculiarities of African development scenario, Nigeria has over the years encouraged African experts to engage themselves in development situations in Africa, especially through capacity building which the university system falls under.
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