Its Time For All To Be Computer Literate, Senator Buhari Says As He Commissions Modern ICT Centre In Iseyin

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Senator Abdulfatai Buhari

By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

The Chairman Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari on Friday disclosed that as the  world is going digital, everybody irrespective of the status needs to be computer literate

Senator Buhari stated this while speaking at the commissioning of  a modern ICT centre and a block of classroom  in Iseyin as part of the constituency project  facilitated by him  as a Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District.

The Senator pointed out that this is
one of the ways through which the people  can  be made to be computer ” literate is to bring the facilities closer to the people. “

“The  world is going digital and everybody irrespective of status needs to be computer literate and one of the way through which can help our people  to be literate is to bring the facilities closer to the people. The essence is to create a platform where younger people especially the students can learn and acquire ICT knowlegde  and develop skills that will enhance their education pursuit.” he said.

Senator Buhari emphasized that the ” ICT centre is one of the four modern centres facilitated to his constituency”, saying,  another set of ICT centres were facilitated for  13 local government across the Senatorial district .

“Before now people  from this part of the  state do go to Ibadan to learnabout ICT,  those writing computer based exams also have to move to a nearby city to learn but with this now people can learn and practice CBT in preparation for exams”.

APC  Chieftain and Community leaders that graced the commissioning including  Chief Oladimeji Wasiu, Oyo state Commissioner for Works , Alhaji Kewusola APC Senatorial chairman in Oyo north and others lauded  the Senator Buhari for his genuine contribution to the senatorial district.

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