Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Prof. Julius Okojie, on Monday lamented that Nigeria was fast losing grant from foreign countries because of poor writing skills.
The situation, he said, was not good for the education sector and the country.
Okojie spoke at a five-day grant writing workshop organised by the NUC for universities, research institutes, Polytechnics and chief executives of other non governmental organizations, in Abuja.
He said, “Everyday we lose out a competition for grant. And even the proposals that we have are poorly written. What we have done today is to call in those who are very familiar with the issue of grant writing.
“We have problems of retiring grant from overseas sponsors. When they bring grant we do not write proper report and financial statement. The consequence is that we close line for other future applicants.”
Okojie said the workshop will expose participants to skills…
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