Kwara school gets ICT centre from telecoms firm
The Group Managing Director/CEO of VDT Communications Limited, Abiodun Omoniyi and his wife, Mrs. Shade Omoniyi, have donated an ICT Centre to the Okeya-Ipo High School in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State.
They handed over the ICT Centre, comprising three classrooms and four offices, to the Okeya-Ipo Community Development Association (OCDA) and the Okeya-IpoHigh School Authority recently, during a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Okeya-Ipo High School.
The ICT Centre is well equipped with modern ICT facilities and other equipment, including: server, 63 workstations, 13 ceiling fans, 7.5KVA inverter with tubular batteries of 5200 watts each, solar panels, two units of 200 Watt solar flood lights, two units of wireless routers and other networking accessories.
It also gave a multipurpose LaserJet printer (printer, scanner and photocopier), multimedia projector with display screen and furniture for classes and computer room.
Omoniyi and his wife, Shade, who is the Executive Chairman, Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS), had earlier pledged the donation of the ICT Centre on December 26, 2020, during the 7th Okeya-Ipo day celebration and the 10th coronation anniversary of His Royal Highness, Oba Saheed Giwa Opadoye (Oludopo of Okeya-Ipo), after the two were conferred with the chieftaincy titles of Asiwaju of Okeya-Ipo and Yeye Asiwaju of Okeya-Ipo respectively as an expression of gratitude by the Okeya-Ipo community for their contributions towards the development of Okeya-Ipo and environs over the years.
In appreciation for the honour the community had given them, both had pledged the donation of the ICT Centre to Okeya-Ipo High School. And in March 2021, a dilapidated block of three classrooms and four offices was handed over to Abiodun and Shade by the Okeya-Ipo community Development Association (OCDA) and the Okeya-Ipo High School Authority, with a view to delivering a well-equipped ICT Centre for the school.