NCC trains private university staff on ICT
A subsidiary of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) International Centre for Information and Communication Technology, Digital Bridge Institute, has concluded a five day training workshop for Samuel Adegboyeg University (SAU), Ogwa, Edo State, on Advanced Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI).ADAPTI, which started in 2006, is a special training programme sponsored by the NCC, for Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria, to enhance the skill and knowledge of university community in the area of Information and Communication Technology.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor EronmonseleAigbokhan, while declaring open the training, held at Computer Based Centre (CBT) of the University, affirmed that in pursuance of the vision of the University, the Management is putting in place necessary modalities for globalized classrooms, lecture theaters, for Staff & Students of the University.
He said ICT was a relevant tool for globalization and actualization of the University’s world class vision. He commended the NCC for choosing SAU as one of the beneficial universities of the programme.
Aigbokhan said that Digital Communication could proffer a way forward to access to quality education, by e-learning. Highlighting other benefits, Prof Aigbokhan said that through Digital Communication, the tedious and time-consuming methods of processing results, have become easier and faster.
The Vice-Chancellor affirmed that the strength of a university is not only in its buildings but also in people. He therefore called on members of staff to endeavor to develop themselves at any opportunity, promising that the University would continue to support them.
The leader of the four man team, Ohia Omiri, disclosed that ADAPTI had been organized in several higher institutions in the country, to make participants highly computer inclined in discharging their duties.
Omiri expressed his satisfaction towards the attitude of all participants, in discipline and character at the training. He said that SAU has indeed shown that it truly nurtures for discipline and excellence.
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