A Varsity Don, Dr. Samuel Fasanmi has urged government at all levels to help in developing numerous talents that litters the nooks and crannies of the nation of Nigeria, stating empirically that the younger generation should be assisted to use their talents for the betterment of the Nigerian nations and not to aggravate social vices and crimes in the society.
This advice was offered in this year’s edition of the annual celebration of Psychologists day sponsored by the National Association of Psychology Students (NAPS), Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State (OOU). The event took place last Thursday at the permanent site of the institution.
While speaking on a seminar paper titled “Talent Management”, Fasanmi, a lecturer in the department of Psychology of the institution, described and likened talent to a “Mimosa Plant that is sensitive to touch” arguing that if a talented man is given an opportunity to serve, he will blossom, pointing out that God has sunlight for talent to flourish.
He disclosed that there are more than 7000 literatures on talent management.
Fasanmi further highlighted three problems of talent management which are “Demographic risk, Capacity risk and Productivity risk” after which explanation was given to the above problems. Thereafter, an avenue for created for participants to ask question.
The Leader of psychology students in the institution, Fakehinde Oluwafemi in his speech advised students to have positive change in everything they do.
Speaking with news men after the seminar, The Guest Speaker, Fasanmi applauded the effort of OOU NAPS in organising a well educating program.
When asked on the state of the nation, Fasanmi expressed satisfaction with current happenings in the country. He said the President as so far demonstrated his readiness to eradicate corruption, war against insurgency.
Dr Fasanmi also lamented on the state of insecurity in Nigeria, says insurgency rises as a result of high level of poverty in the country.