Etisalat Nigeria has presented 30 desktop computers to enhance Information and Communication Technology (ICT) education at the Nuhu Bamali Primary School, Fadi Sanka in Zaria, Kaduna State.
The mobile phone company says it donated the computers to the school management led by the headmistress, Hajia Asmau Mohammed Lawan, during a recent commissioning of facilities which also included blocks of renovated school buildings.
Mr Ibrahim Dikko, Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria says the gesture aims to improve the quality of education in Nigeria through quality partnership with relevant tiers of government.
“It has always been a very exciting experience and an eye-opening opportunity for us at Etisalat, to create an improved and conducive learning environment for Nigerian children. We applaud the Kaduna State government for encouraging this type of public-private partnership that has given birth to a new NuhuBamali Primary School”, Dikko says.
The Etisalat Nigeria Director notes that ICT education has become a basic component of learning saying the nation will benefit most with early exposure of students in primary and secondary schools.
Hajia Asmau Mohammed Lawan, Headmistress of Nuhu Bamali Primary School thanked Etisalat Nigeria for the computers which she hopes will give the pupils the cutting edge education needed to prepare them for their individual career paths.
She also encouraged the pupils of the school to take advantage of the facilities to improve themselves and become better individuals in the future.