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NCC equips Imo State schools with ICT projects


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commissioned its Advanced Digital Awareness Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI) and Digital Access Programme (DAP) projects in some tertiary institutions and secondary technical schools in Imo State.

The Commission, through ADAPTI, provides computers and other ICT facilities to equip the lecturers and other experts in order to improve their ICT skills as well to enrich students’ knowledge about ICT, NCC said.

Through DAP provides classrooms in secondary schools with computers and other ICT facilities, including a generator and Internet connection to enable the schools and its immediate environment to have access to the Internet.

According to the Commission, more than 297 institutions of higher learning have benefitted from the programme since its inception in 2008, in addition to the introduction of the wireless cloud, a complimentary package comprising of laptops with wireless Internet facilities. Another 144 institutions, including some who already have ADAPTI, have benefitted from the wireless cloud while 217 schools around the country have benefitted from DAP, NCC said.

“Many of these secondary schools around the country have testified how this programme has facilitated their online examination activities such as subscription to JAMB, WAEC, NECO among other examinations”, NCC added.

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