Glo takes ICT package to Adekunle Ajasin University




Adekunle Ajasin University in Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, on Wednesday joined the list of schools which have benefited from the Globacom-Huawei ICT empowerment package for higher institutions across the country.


The national telecom operator, Globacom, which is executing the project in alliance with global ICT solutions provider, Huawei, presented Glo 4G routers and android phones to the school and five of its best performing students.


The institutions that have so far benefitted from the educational empowerment programme include Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State; University of Ibadan, University of Ilorin, University of Benin; University of Port Harcourt, Obafemi Awolowo University and the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.

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At the presentation of the items at Adekunle Ajasin University, Oluwatosin Ogunrinde of the Department of xxxx;  Ajomale Olamide Christianah of the Department of  Agric Economics; Patrick Oluwafemi Success of the Department of Linguistics; Oshin Joshua Inioluwa of Linguistics and Yoruba Studies; Omotunde Samuel Segun of the Department of Science Education (Physics),  and Oguntimehin Taiwo Samuel of Department of  Animal and Environmental Biology received Android phones loaded with Glo data to help them in their studies.


Patrick Success who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries expressed gratitude to Globacom and Huawei for the package and pledged to redouble their efforts to continue to achieve excellence.


Globacom’s State Manager in Ondo State, Mr. Olusegun Oguntuase, stated during the presentation of the ICT solutions  that the company was committed to helping promote research and  learning  in higher institutions across Nigeria through the use of technology.


“Every country that must grow needs the help of its  academic populace to conduct researches for social development and enhancement of technological know-how. This is only possible where students and their teachers have access to seamless internet and good phones. There is a vast body of knowledge available on the internet for  solutions to human problems”, he said.


Oguntuase urged staff and students of the university to utilize Globacom’s on-going week-long data clinic in the school to upgrade to Glo 4G in order to  experience very fast and efficient internet services, adding that Globacom had the widest 4G LTE coverage in the country. He noted that the company’s unique communication solutions would also give them a pleasant experience on the network.


The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor  Igbekele Amos Ajibefun,  thanked  Globacom for the ICT packages which he said would not only assist the school in research projects but would also inspire the students to strive for excellence.

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