NCC Releases N100m to Varsities for ICT Research
The Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that the commission has released over N100 million to some Nigerian universities to carry out research in Information Communication Technology (ICT).
Danbatta made this known on Wednesday in Abuja at the Endowment of Professional Chairs for Bayero University, Kano and Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
He explained that NCC has given more than N100 million intervention funds to the academia for research in various areas of ICT.
According to him, NCC’s vision is to leverage on the huge potential of ICT to address societal and developmental challenges through cutting edge research.
The NCC boss, however, said that the two universities endowed will get N20 million each for the professional chair for 2019-2020, adding that the two universities selected share the same view…….read more
Source: This Day