Both Bayero University (BUK) and 9mobile Telecommunications have entered into partnership on capacity building, modernized education delivery and optimizing technology delivery. This was disclosed as the Vice Chancellor Professor Sagir Adam Abbas recently received the Management of 9mobile, led by Chief Sales Officer, Mr Victor Nwaobia in his office, saying the University will immediately address the area of e-learning and internet connectivity.
Professor Abbas disclosed that the University had started the programme of e-learning on General Study Courses in which students were able to access lectures online since the last academic session.
He expressed that as part of the effort to formalize the collaboration a committee would immediately be constituted to liaise with 9mobile Company in order to come up with workable arrangement so as to seal an agreement that would benefit both parties.
Speaking, Mr Nwaobia said the company had enthusiasm and passion to collaborate with great institution such as BUK on optimizing technology availability, capacity building and maximized education delivery.
While hoping that the University would benefit with industry exchange, internship opportunities among others, he explained that the e-learning management system provided by 9mobile involved the delivery and training through digital resources, saying that on connectivity issue, the company would deploy several connectivity solutions like creating a launch pad for BUK to be the first smart institution in Nigeria.
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