The speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has decried the current practice of Universities depending on subvention and allocations from government, noting that it was grossly inadequate and archaic.
The speaker made the call while delivering the 52nd Convocation lecture of the University of Lagos UNILAG.
The lecture themed: Building back better; Creating a new framework for tertiary education in Nigeria in the 21st century, drew the cream in the education sector.
He called for synergy between Universities and industries as being done in advanced countries which is yielding good fruits.
He added that the world has changed and that the country must take good strides not to be left behind.