As part of advocacy programme of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Prof. Sola Aderounmu, president, paid a scheduled courtesy call on Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman of Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to express the NCS readiness to work with NCC in the areas of Advocacy, Research & Development, Local content and ICT innovation and empowerment.
In his opening address, Prof. Aderounmu highlighted the significance of NCS working with NCC in the areas of Advocacy, Research & Development, Local content and ICT innovation and empowerment and the NCC participation in the coming NCS Conference taking place in Abuja in July 19th – 21st 2016.
The collaboration, he said, will enable NCC to showcase and exhibit its products to over two thousand participants and by extension the entire world.
In his response, Prof Danbatta expressed the willingness of the agency to collaborate with NCS in many areas especially Local content issue, Research and Development, ICT Innovation/Incubation and empowerment.
NCC EVC said that the collaboration will enable massive internet penetration and technology awareness to every nooks and cranny of the Country.
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- L-r: Prof. Ado Dan-Isa, dean faculty of Science and Technology Bayero University Kano, Prof Sola Aderounmu, president, Nigeria Computer Society, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission, Mike Olajide, executive director, Sidmach Technologies, Chijeoke Eke, executive director Sidmach Technologies, during NCS’ visit to NCC recently.