On its continued efforts to link communities with network and have access to affordable network, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) had on the 9th of July, 2021 sensitized Laileyi community on community network connection based.
Network problem is becoming rampant in Nigeria, in accessing services such as voice call, text message and Internet access as a result of lack of community networks in Nigeria.
The network community project program has already been implemented in other communities in the country; Jama’are and Itas in Bauchi, Dakwa in Abuja all are among the communities that are benefiting from the program.
This sensitization program was held at Laileyi Community. The program started with definition of community network and its benefits to the communities; these are some of the major contents that were discussed during the event by Suhail Sani Abdullahi, Technical Officer of CITAD. Other topics that were discussed include service render by community network, regulatory conditions of project among others.
Also, the Technical Officer of CITAD discussed on the linkages of the communities to open access to network.
Religious leaders, youth representatives and traditional rulers were among the participants that attended the sensitization. At the end participants asked questions and offered contributions.