Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq Commissions World-class ICT Lab in Illorin

Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq Commissions World-class ICT Lab in Illorin

  • The ICT laboratory in Government Secondary School Ilorin is wearing a new look courtesy of YouthHubAfrica
  • The executive governor of the state, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq was in hand to commission the newly-built facility on Tuesday, October 26
  • YouthHubAfrica has been very active in the youth space and in the ICT industry, especially for empowering young Nigerians

Ilorin - The executive governor of Kwara, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq on Tuesday, October 26, commissioned a newly renovated ICT laboratory in Government Secondary School Ilorin, the state capital.

The ICT laboratory, recently renovated by YouthHubAfrica with support from Huawei Technologies is equipped with thirty-one (31) state-of-the-art computers, UPS, overhead projector, and other ICT facilities.

ICT Lab in Illorin
A view of the new ICT Lab in Illorin. Photo credit: YouthHubAfrica
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The aim is to improve the standard of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related courses as well as innovation amongst students so as to enable them to develop their skillset and provide a level playing field with their counterparts globally.

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After ordering Nigige to resign, Buhari sends message to ASUU gathered that the initiative is also geared towards improving the learning, teaching, and creative capacity of secondary school students.

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A statement by Rotimi Olawale, Executive Director, YouthHubAfrica, noted that:

“Technology is a crucial part of today’s world and a key solution towards bridging the current skill gap. The renovated ICT will not only broaden their horizon but present the younger generation with global opportunities and position them at the forefront of 21st-century innovation.”

YouthHubAfrica active in empowering youths across the African continent

Recall that one of the major activities to mark the 2021 International Youth Day in Nigeria was organised by YouthHubAfrica in Abuja.

The initiative known as the Determined, Aspire, Re-Imagine and Express (DARE) Conference 2021 was held at the International Conference Centre.

The conference was organised to foster collaboration between African youths, government, and civil society organisations to work together realising the SDGs.

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Meanwhile, Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has declared that the Buhari administration doesn't want any child denied basic education in Nigeria.

The vice president made the declaration at a girl-friendly national dialogue held recently at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Professor Osinbajo also noted that the administration’s social and entrepreneurial programmes have affirmative components for women in the Nigerian society.


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