Nigerian Communications Commission donates information and communications technology equipment to the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology
IN a bid to support efficiency in Information and Communications Technology, ICT, in Nigerian Army, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has donated ICT equipment to the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environment Studies in Markudi, Benue State. The equipments would help the institute to carry out its duties.
Donating the equipment on Wednesday, March 13, Abraham Oshademi, head, ICT, NCC, said that the equipment would help the institute to achieve its mandate and improve efficiency in ICT. He noted that the equipment donated include laptops, printers and projector.
Oshademi explained that the move to donate the equipment started in October 2018, when the institute wrote to the commission, requesting for partnership and sponsorship from NCC to provide them with ICT facilities. He said that the commission promptly responded by making donation of the laptops and other equipment requested by the institute.
“The commission no doubt expects that the gesture will go a long way to complement the efforts of the Nigerian Army toward achieving its mandate and to further enhance the security of the country. It is hoped that this donation will make a difference on the staff and students of your institute not only by improving their access to ICT tools but to enhance their skills in computing. It is important to recall the saying that to whom much is given, much will be expected,” he said.
Oshademi expressed the hope that the equipment would be properly allocated, managed, protected and maintained for the benefit of staff and students.
On her part, Chindima Nwafor, director of ICT in the Institute, thanked the NCC for the gesture. She said the equipments would go a long way to ease their job. She said the commandant of the Institute, Brig.-Gen. Aminu Abdul, expressed gratitude for the equipment, promising that the equipment would be put to good use.
– Mar. 15, 2019 @ 13:59 GMT |