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Three sister institutions get 400 ICT equipment donation from NTI

The National Teachers Institute has made a donation of 400 desktops and laptops to three educational Institutions.
The institutions include: the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN which received 100 desktops and 50 laptops, the National Mathematical Centre, NMC, 40 desktops; with 10 laptops, while Adeyemi College of Education, which received the highest of 150 desktops with 50 laptops.
The Director-General and Chief Executive of NTI, Dr. Aminu Sharehu said the decision was made in view of the importance NTI attached to computer education, which it considers as a pre-requisite to life-long learning, especially for teachers. “We have since started distributing these computer sets and laptops along with their allied accessories for the use of Nigerian teachers through the establishment of model computer laboratories in 37 states & FCT for the use of Nigerian teachers free of any change,’’ Dr. Aminu said.
In addition to establishing computer laboratories for use by teachers in 37 States and the FCT free of charge, he said the institute is to equip all field centres nationwide with the e-learning facilities for easy access to the internet for teachers.
He explained that the aim is to promote teacher education and professionalism in Nigeria through partnership and collaboration by assisting sister teacher training institutions so that together Nigeria could face and address the challenge of teacher education. In his goodwill message, the representative of the Director-General, National Mathematical Centre, Mr. John Ebiaku, who is also the Head of Computer Department at the Centre, said he appreciated the effort of the NTI and urged them to sustain the tempo.
While commending the event as unique, he said the Centre has a mutual relationship with NTI, which could enhance better performance. Mr. Ebiaku said the Mathematical Centre would continue to partner with the Institute in order to achieve the desired national objectives. The representative of the Vice Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, who is also the Director Kaduna Study Centre of the university, Dr. Nuhu Garba, said the donation of the computers would make them stronger and strengthen the university’s ICT. He commended the Institute for the good job.

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