Universal Basic Education (UBE) is an education programme adopted as a process of fulfilling the aim of Education for All (EFA) as endorsed at the world conference on education. The major objective is to wipe out illiteracy and ensure the acquisition of functional skills for alleviation of poverty. The programme as young as it is, is facing some challenges ranging from funds, inadequate planning and most importantly personnel to see to the effective implementation of the programme. This paper therefore looks at personnel crisis in the implementation of Universal Basic Education programme. It highlight on the UBE programme and its objectives. It also looked at personnel requirements for the implementation of the programme and the roles of STEM educators in the UBE programme. Certain recommendations were also mad among which are UBE teachers especially STEM teachers should be exposed and retrained on some new innovations in teaching learning. Government should provide adequate fund, and apart from funding the scheme, should ensure that credible persons are involved in the implementation process etc.