This paper sought to examine the possibilities of embedding employability skills within higher education institutions, with a focus on Nigerian Universities. In achieving this, five concepts and one theory were reviewed to seek how relevant employability skills are towards fostering individuals to becoming capable citizens that can contribute their quota towards the attainment of a development that is sustainable in the economy. It was found out that the acquisition of employability skills by individuals does play a vital role on the rate of attainment of sustainable development in the economy but it is not well-imparted in some Nigerian Universities the accrued rise in unemployment rate of graduates in the economy. It was then concluded that the impartation of employability skills into graduates of Nigerian Universities is of necessity towards ensuring that they are actually capable of contributing their quota in the economy as well as the reduction exercise of unemployment rate of graduates in Nigeria and so should be taken into serious consideration. It was suggested that administrators of Nigerian Universities should endeavor to work hand-in-hand with authorized agencies that can help foster the promotion of employability skills induction in their respective schools. It was also suggested that Government, NGOs, and other concerned authorities should endeavor to contribute their quota of provision of revenues towards ensuring that there is a successful impartation exercise of employability skills to undergraduates of Nigerian Universities.
Dr. Abe, Ezinne Chidinma , Dr. Kasumu, Yinka Rebecca "Embedding Employability Skills Within Higher Education Institutions: The Future of Study in Nigeria" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 5 Issue 8 2022 Page 203-208
Dr. Abe, Ezinne Chidinma , Dr. Kasumu, Yinka Rebecca "Embedding Employability Skills Within Higher Education Institutions: The Future of Study in Nigeria" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 5(8)