Etisalat has made a donation of 30 desktops to Nuhu Bamali Primary School, Fadi Sanka community in Zaria, Kaduna as part of its commitment in enhancing ICT education in the country.
Hajia Asmau Mohammed Lawan, the headmistress of the school received the computers from the donor as the school commissioned some facilities which include blocks of renovated school buildings.
Ibrahim Dikko, the Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affair of Etisalat who was present during the commissioning ceremony said that the presentation was part of the company’s commitment to boost the quality of education in the country by collaborating with relevant tiers of government.
Dikko thanked the Kaduna State government for providing a platform for a partnership of this type between the public and private businesses and organisation which has resulted in the birth of Nuhu Bamali Primary School. According to him, Etisalat has an eye opening opportunity as well as impressive experience in creating an enhanced and conducive learning environment for Nigeria children.
In his speech, Dikko highlighted the importance of ICT education saying that the country would gain a lot from it if schoolchildren in the primary and secondary schools begin on time to use them. He described ICT education as basic component of learning owing to the benefits obtained from it.
Hajia Lawan, the Headmistress of the school thank Etisalat for the computers which according to him will help in providing the children with education they require to build a solid career for themselves. She called on the pupils’ of the school to make good use of the facilities provided in order to enhance themselves and become and build up a better future for themselves.
The commissioning ceremonies were attended by a number of people of high profile including Dr. Shehu Usman Adamu, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Shuaibu Dabo, the Chairman Kaduna State Basic Education Board and others.