The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, has charged members of staff of the University that participated in the just concluded Advanced Digital Awareness Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI) training at the University to use their knowledge for the advancement of the institution and their personal pursuit in life.

    Prof. Abdulkareem gave this charge last Friday (July 20, 2018), while speaking at the closing ceremony of the week-long ADAPTI training for staff and students of the University that started last Monday (July 16, 2018).

      The Advanced Digital Awareness Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI) is aimed at bridging the digital gap that exists in the academia by providing computers, other ICT equipment, and the necessary facilities to provide lecturers, staff, and students with the requisite ICT skills essential for the 21st Century.

    Speaking through the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. (Mrs.) S. O. Malomo, the Vice-Chancellor stressed that the participants must ensure that the investment of their time in the last five days must count through improved output in their services.

    He noted that the objective of the programme is to provide the tools that would enable familiarity and confidence in the utilisation of ICT in teaching, research, and learning.

The Vice-Chancellor thanked the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for conceiving the programme, adding that the impact of the programme would go beyond the institutions to move the nation forward. 

     The Vice-Chancellor's representative later presented certificates of attendance to the participants.

     In his remarks, the Director, Centre for Research, Development and In-House Training (CREDIT), University of Ilorin, Prof. B. S. Alabi, described the training as being fruitful and wonderful as according to him, it has brought the staff abreast of the latest on the use of ICT.