The Vice-Chancellor, Crescent University, Abeokuta, Prof. Kehinde Okeleye, has debunked the allegation that most private universities in Nigeria sell their first class to the highest bidder, describing the claim as fallacy.
Debunking the allegation, Okeleye lamented that lack of facilities in public varsities has made it difficult for students to perform well.
“Nigerian private varsities are on the verge of reverting the good old days where students were exposed to the required facilities in the schools. It is a fallacy for a professor to say that private varsities sell grades.
“There is no way a proprietor or anybody can dictate to a varsity what number of first class or second class that you must give because students are not taught by just one person.”
On the allegation that private varsities have become dumping ground for candidates who could not secure admission into public varsities, Okeleye said it is a wrong impression as there is a national minimum standard for anyone seeking admission into universities.
oofs, supplied tables and chairs and painted the entire school building of Opebi Junior Grammar School, thus making it a befitting place for learning.
Conducting media men round the school premises, the Head of Finance, X3M Ideas Ltd, Mr Folahan Salam said a company does not necessarily need to be so big before engaging in corporate social responsibility.
Appreciating the efforts of the company, the Principal of the school, Mrs. Haruna Temitope, said; “If the environment is conducive, learning and teaching will be very effective. When you are in a good environment, a lot of things will be produced. This all began when our students went for community cleaning and the company in turn came to our school and noticed one defect or the other which they decided to correct.