‘Southern Nigeria Should Wake From Slumber, Shun Assumption Northern Students Don’t Embrace University Education’

Adedibu Akinsumbo is a law student at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) who decided to study in Borno State despite the security situation in the area. In this interview with DAYO EMMANUEL, Adedibu, an indigene of Osun State relayed how he wrote JAMB four times before finally securing admission into UNIMAID with his lowest score of 253 at the fifth attempt. According to him, the south should shun the old-time assumption that northerners don’t embrace education. He said the system in the north encourages students to study hard to gain admission while the south is living in the past and giving room for examination malpractice. He also said if care is not take