Ibrahim Babangida College of Agriculture

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The Ibrahim Babangida College of Agriculture is a tertiary educational institution in Obubra, Cross River State, Nigeria. 20 million naira was allocated for infrastructure development in 2001, but only 3.9 million was reported as spent. No further allocations were provided in 2002-2005.[1] In 2002, the college infrastructure was in decay, and it was described as "more or less a glorified secondary school."[2] A 2008 study indicated that graduates from the college were considerably less entrepreneurial than university graduates in the state.[3] The National Youth Service Corps included the college in its list of institutions from which graduates in 2008 had to go on to undertake NYSC service.[4] As of 2010, it was not shown as an approved college of agriculture by the National Board for Technical Education.[5]

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  1. ^ Tewodaj Mogues; Michael Morris; Lev Freinkman; Abimbola Adubi; Simeon Ehui; with Chinedum Nwoko; Olufemi Taiwo; Caroline Nege; Patrick Okonji; Louis Chete (September 2008). Agricultural Public Spending in Nigeria. Intl Food Policy Res Inst. p. 39. 
  2. ^ Okoi Obono-Obla (September 2002). "An expensive venture in Cross River". Niger Delta Congress. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  3. ^ "Tertiary Institution Types and Entrepreneurial Behavious of Graduates in Cross River State, Nigeria" (PDF). Medwell Journals. 2008. Retrieved 2010-03-21. [dead link]
  4. ^ "LIST OF INSTITUTIONS FOR 2008 BATCH 'B' SERVICE YEAR". National Youth Services Corp. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  5. ^ "Institutions". National Board for Technical Education. Retrieved 2010-03-21.