Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has expressed his administration’s commitment to ensuring that all secondary school students in the state are acquainted with the use of computers for learning and other social and educational engagements.
Ugwuanyi who spoke during the grand finale of the computer competition for secondary school students in the state organized by the Post Primary Schools Management Board (PPSMB) at Queen’s Secondary School, Enugu, stated that the exercise was a demonstration of his administration’s firm commitment towards actualizing the noble vision.
Represented by the Commissioner for Education, Uche Eze, the governor maintained that computers currently play a major role in all areas of human endeavour, adding that students can become experts in their formative years to assist the state and the nation in the area of digitization. Ugwuanyi pointed out that the present adoption of the use of computer for examinations by JAMB was one of the reasons the state government has placed premium on students’ ICT compliance in the state.
Responding, the first, second and third winners of the competition, Samuel Eze, James Chinweoke and Favour Ikechukwu respectively, thanked the state government and promised to utilize the knowledge acquired for the development of the state.