By Fidelix Umukoro
The Honourable Commissioner( HC) of Science and Technology in Delta State, Jennifer Oma Adasen has disclosed that the Information Communication Technology (ICT) hub in Asaba is a key part of the broader vision of the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to intensify ICT education in the state just as she noted that the ICT hub will encourage the youths to participate in the technology world.
Oma Adasen made this known during her unscheduled visit to the ICT hub in Asaba to check the level of practical exposure of the participants at the ongoing ICT training programme.
She insisted that the ICT hub was designed and equipped with the requisite tools to train students so as to gain the required knowledge relevant to ICT in the state.
According to her :” I acknowledged the high quality gadgets used for the training. I called on the public to make the use of ICT a necessity as well as utilise the skills in the various programmes “.
While re- empharsising the government’s commitment to making ICT easily accessible to all the communities in the state,Oma Adasen advised the trainees and the public to observe the safety protocols whenever they visit the centre thereby avoiding the spread of the coronavirus.
The participants expressed appreciation and lauded Okowa for the great opportunity giving to them in order to benefit from his government.
One of the participants, Master Christopher Ariakpomu who hails from Isoko North Local Government Area (LGA) of the state said the training programme has exposed and impacted meaningfully in his life.
An elated Ariakpomu added that : ” I must confess and i sincerely appreciate the Delta State government for giving us this platform to learn a skill “.
Also speaking at the ICT training programme, the Permanent Secretary, Mr. B.O Okonta in a response to some questions categorically declared that the internet and ICT facilities are critically needed to facilitate online learning, business processes and human interactions.
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