NEICTI Hosts Telcoms Networking Workshop for 300 Youths in North East
A youth driven non-governmental organization, the North East ICT Initiative, NEICTI, is set to organize its ‘First North East Telecoms & Networking Workshop’.
TechDigest gathered that NEICTI is organizing the workshop in partnership with the National Information Development Agency (NITDA), Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Galaxy Backbone, MTN, Airtel, and 9mobile, among corporate institutions.
Project lead of the organization, Mr. Abdulrahman Barkindo Alkali, in an exclusive interview with TechDigest, said that the program is targeting 300 participants across North East States.
“We have 50 participants from each State of the 6 North East States, making it 300 participants for the event,” he said.
Alkali, further explained that their organization is soliciting the supports of the Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy, NITDA, NCC, MTN, and Airtel, for the success of the event.
“We are requesting the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to give each of our participants a laptop.
“Also, we are beseeching Galaxy Backbone to assist us provide resource persons, while MTN, Glo and Airtel should assist us with some instructional materials and Mi-fi, among others welfare items,” he said.
Mr. Barkindo Alkali, appreciated the supports of the Gombe State Government and NITDA North East Zone for providing accomodation and training hall for their workshop’s participants.