Zenith Bank planting seed of ICT knowledge in Nigeria – MD
Zenith Bank is planting the seed of ICT knowledge in Nigeria through its sponsorship of Nigerian students in the global Microsoft World Championship, according to Mr Peter Amamgbo, managing director.
Amangbo said that the bank was doing this through its commitment to the sponsorship of Nigerian participants at the Microsoft Word Championships.The 2017 edition of the Microsoft Word Championship was held in Disneyland, California, U.S.A, where a Nigerian student, Katrina Eta, won the third place.
Amangbo, who was represented by Mrs Wunmi Ogunbiyi, a General Manager in the bank, said that the bank’s partnership with Readmanna, the organisers of the championship in Nigeria, had further improved ICT knowledge among Nigerian students.
He said that the bank was happy with the increased participation of Nigerian students in the global competition and promised that the bank would not relent in its efforts.Miss Katherine Eta, the Nigerian student who came third in Microsoft Word 2017 Championship, said she aspired to the the best world microsoft office specialist.
The 16-year-old student of Childvilie School, Ogudu, Lagos, said she she was happy to make Nigeria proud.The girl, who said she planned to study Computer Engineering, said “my aim is to be the best in the world and I will not relent on my efforts.”
“I feel great to have represented Nigeria in the competition in U.S.A.“I am also happy to come third in the competition, I’m happy to make my country, my parents, my school, myself and everybody proud.”
Eta said she planned to save the prize money won in the competition for her future education to assist her parents.Mrs Edna Agusto, the Managing Director, Readnanna Empowerment Initiative, said the aim of the competition was to promote proficiency in basic computer literacy aligned to global standards through ICT competitions.
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