Commendations As Ikorodu Resource Group Sets Up ICT, CBT Hub

Kunle Adelabu

-Calls for applications for its Launchpad Season III

SAB Oteju ICT & Innovation Hub, Ikorodu Town Hall, Ikorodu

The initiative of the Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group (IDRDG) to set up the Oteju ICT & Innovation Hub with 230 systems, has received commendations.

The hub, which is an initiative of the Alogba E – Library & Research Centre, under the IDRDG, will also serve as a Computer Based Test (CBT) examinations centre for JAMB, WAEC and NECO.

Aside the senior secondary and post senior secondary school examinations, the centre will also serve resource centres for the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), ICAN and other professional bodies and groups.

The hub has been serving as training centre for students and teachers all over the Ikorodu Division for the past months.

A video showing the hub went viral on the social media on Monday, with residents of Ikorodu commending the initiative.

Dr Adedoyin Jokotex, an Environmental expert reacting to the video posted by the Chairman, IDRDG and former Minister for Works, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, on THE IMPACT WhatsApp group, described it as impressive.

“This is great and quite impressive sir”, he said.

The Ikorodu Division Resource Development innovation centre that will serve as a CBT centre and ICT training hub

Canada – based Ikorodu son and aspirant for the Ikorodu LG Chairmanship, Mr Ibrahim Alani Onibudo, thanked the IDRDG Chairman for the support the Ikorodu children have been receiving from the Group in their educational pursuit.

“This is fantastic! Thank you, sir, for all that you do to support our children in these exams”, he said.

Mr Oresajo Oyesanmi Michael , a senior NDLEA officer who described it as massive, also called for sustainability of the centre to place Ikorodu on the path of greatness.

“Wow …. This is massive and impressive. Whose initiative is this? If we can have this and well maintained in Ikorodu, the division is already placed on the path of greatness and sustainable development”, he said.

“It is really a cheering news. Kudos to all behind this landmark development”, he added.

A lecturer, Mr Temidayo (DEE One) Hassan, simply stated: “This is commendable”, while Oluwadiasporas, a public commentator, said: “God bless the organizers and provide them more strength so they can do more”.

Meanwhile, the IDRDG has called for entries into the third session of its IT Launch Pad.

The 8 – weekend classes, which started last year, involves – a Free Computer Training Program by SPARK Bridges in conjunction with IDRDG and Musedeeq Alogba E – Library and Research Centre. It is being sponsored by ZKTeco (West Africa) & SBtelecoms & Devices LTD.

The program, which is free of charge, is part of the IDRDG’s human and resource development, aimed at preparing the youths for the IT future.

During the training, participants will explore everything from basic computer skills to coding fundamentals, and they will be handled by experienced instructors, in collaboration with IDRG that will provide top-notch guidance.

The training starts 9:00am prompt on Saturday, February 24th, at the SAB Oteju ICT and Innovation Hub, Ikorodu Town Hall, Ikorodu.

Interested participants are expected to Click this link to complete a simple form to register between February 5th – February 15th.

This program is designed for SS1 to SS3 students in public schools, while applications from students attending private schools is also welcome.

The program operates on a first-come, first-serve basis, as there is limited spaces for applicants.

For further enquiry and information, applicants should call 0802 700 6106, 08105261304 or send an email to: [email protected].

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