By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna
Kaduna State Government, led by Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, on Tuesday said it has distributed 15,000 tablet computers to students and teachers as part of efforts to enhance teaching and learning in public secondary schools in the state.
Malam Adamu Mansur, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology disclosed this through the PRO of the ministry.
Mansur said the effort was aimed at equipping students in Information Technology (IT) skills to integrate them into the IT world.
“The computers were loaded with the needed programmes and subjects.
“They were distributed to girls in Senior Secondary School I and II in 31 boarding schools.
“The state government will procure additional 7,200 computers for distribution to other boarding students. We will move to Day Schools once we are through with the boarding schools.
“We will continue this way until our senior secondary schoolñ students get the tablets.’’
Manssur said the effort would make the students computer literate.