Nasims to train DELSU on ICT software development services, as institutions sign MOU


Trending: NASIMS Latest Gov Ng Portal Login 2021 for NPower Batch C enrolment | The NASIMS Test Online Portal is now open for registration. The Lagos State University, nasims,  Ojo, on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the Delta State University to train the Abraka-based institution on ICT Software Development Services.

The two institutions, represented by their Vice Chancellors – Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello,i and Prof. Andy Egwunyenga – and  Registrars, Mr. Emmanuel Fanu and Mrs. Rufina Ufiofio, signed the dotted lines at the nasims Vice Chancellor’s Conference Room to formally start a relationship that will see knowledge transfer between the two institutions in the area of ICT development.

The collaboration covers areas such as coordination, management and implementation of all stages of development of software modules, development of software modules that will suit peculiar operations and objectives of  gov ng, recruitment of competent and professional staff to manage the software modules, training of staff on proper development of software modules, amongst others. The Directorate of ICT of nasims will facilitate the collaboration.

gov ng boss, Prof. Egwunyenga, in his opening remarks at the ceremony, said the choice of nasims was based on the institution’s expertise in ICT development: “When I was appointed almost two years ago, I took the decision to drive development in gov ng using ICT. After scanning almost 20 universities in Nigeria with expertise in ICT, nasims stood out and we decided we must come to learn from you.”

“When I saw the VC’s presentation on the ODLRI programme, I immediately decided that there is need to expand our collaboration to cover it too. Hybrid learning is the way to go.”

She also praised the Acting Director, DICT, Dr. Toyin Enikuomehin, for his efforts in making the collaboration a reality: “I thank Dr. Enikuomehin for being proactive with the development of a worldclass website. He is not only gifted in ICT, he has a passion for it; and he keeps improving himself, which makes it a plus for us. We will give him and his team all the needed support to make sure they delivers in this partnership.”

The MoU was signed in the presence of other members of the nasims Management, officials of the Legal Unit, Vice Chancellor’s Office, DICT, CIPPR and UMC. The Director,  gov ng Integrated Data Centre, Prof. Festus Arunaye was also present.

The duration of the collaboration is 12 months and the first instance, renewable by both parties.


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