Kingley Moghalu. Former presidential aspirant has taken to social media to narrate his encounter with a plumber while working for the United Nations in Switzerland.
Moghalu said he called a plumber to fix his broken toilet at home, and when he arrived with a BMW car, he was surprised that a plumber could be using such car.
Former presidential aspirant Kingsley Moghalu has explained why Nigeria needs to fix its educational system to focus more on vocational and technical skills
The former presidential candidate says he was surprised when a plumber brought a BMW car to his house when he called him to fix his broken toilet in Switzerland He says the high labour cost was the reason the plumber could afford the life he was living
Moghalu said he gasped when the plumber gave him his bill after fixing the broken toilet, adding that the link between the plumber’s labour cost and the life he could afford became clear to him.
Kingsley Moghalu continued: “The cost of labor is high in advanced countries because vocational skills pay.
In Africa everyone wants to be lawyer/doctor/banker.” He said Nigeria needs to fix its educational system to focus more on vocational and technical skills that can have good economic value in the labour market.
Moghalu added: “Until we do, our universities will remain pipelines into the long lines of the unemployed.”