AS part of its corporate social responsibility, Zenith Bank Plc has handed-over a state-of-the-art Information and Communication Technology, ICT, centre to the Delta State government. The facility, which is located in Asaba, the state capital, was built and equipped with the latest technology to enhance internet services by the bank and will be used by the people of the state.
Sunday Ilegar, general manager, Delta/Anambra zone of the bank, who handed over the centre and its facilities to Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of the state, said the complex comprises of two e-learning training halls equipped with modern computers and other training facilities. The building has an exhibition hall, training hall, conference hall, an office for the director of the centre, server/online facilities, and other offices in the complex.
It also has external facilities such as 100KVA generating plant, 100KVA transformer and borehole and water treatment plant. “The ICT centre is part of our contribution to your human capital development agenda and education of the people. The ICT Centre will serve as a training centre for the good people of Delta State on information technology as well as create employment. Over the years, our corporate social responsibility initiatives have been driven by a significant understanding of our socio-economic environment,” he said.
Uduaghan while commending the management of the bank for the gesture noted that the bank took special interest in the development of the state. He said donation of the ICT Centre enhanced the state government’s agenda of infrastructural development and human capital development, adding that the administration of Ifeanyi Okowa, new governor of the state, would build on it. He noted that the centre would generate employment opportunities for the people of the state and assured the bank that the state government would take proper care of the facilities.
— Jun 15, 2015 @ 01:00 GMT