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Igbinedion varsity gets Cisco Academy’s admission


Nigeria’s Igbinedion University, has been admitted into the CISCO academy.

This was disclosed by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye, during the opening ceremony of a workshop organized for staff and students of the university on networking.

He described CISCO as a world class IT industry that deals with the production networking of IT equipment and networking.

Ezemonye said that Igbinedion University has created a smart campus that allows students to excel in a knowledge base driven by IT and as well, prepares them for the future.

According to him, the essence of the workshop was to make the students acquire skills that would transform them as entrepreneurs.

He said the interests of students were uppermost in the minds of the Management and that is why the varsity ensures that all these opportunities are made available for students to update themselves.

While commending the generosity of the Chancellor Chief (Dr.) Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, the Vice Chancellor said the university was ready to always expose students to global competitions in the IT world.

He disclosed that Igbinedion University was already working out modalities for the establishment of Cyber-Engineering Security as a course of study.

In his presentation, the Director of ICT, Dr. Raphael Asibor, said that the varsity was now known as an IT driven University in all of sub-Saharan Africa.

Also speaking, the representative of CISCO in South-South Nigeria, Daniel Ekpah, thanked the Vice Chancellor for the big privilege of bringing him to this great citadel of learning.


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