By Yakubu Salisu, Kano
Centre for Information Technology CITAD, yesterday, announced the winners of its yearly ICT quiz for secondary schools aimed at promoting computer literacy and ICT awareness among secondary school students in Kano State.
The quiz which took place at Kano State University of Science and Technology Wudil, also sensitizes the school communities on the need for
computers, encourage students to take computer studies seriously and
aid advocacy on the need for school proprietors and government to
provide computers in the various schools.
After the competitions among 26 schools, GTC Ungogo emerged 1st Place Position, MSSC Gaya emerged 2nd Place
Position and GTC Kano emerged 3rd Place Position with Malam Anas Usman
Aliyu of GTC Ungogo claiming the best teacher award.
Items won include; All in One Computer System for the First Position, Refurbished Desktop Computer for the second runner up, and a Printer for the third runner up while the Best Teacher went home with a 32 inch Plasma TV, and Participants of the winning Schools also got Techno Tabs Android phones each.
Chairman of the Occasion, Prof. Shehu
A. Musa, VC KUST, Wudil assured the university will continue to host the annual quiz which he believe will further create the desired goals amongst the students.
He also announced that the university will take responsibility of awarding the prize of First place Position, while his school will also give N20,000 to each participating School from
first to tenth positions and N50,000 for the best teacher.
Musa also announced to give from his personal pocket N20, 000 to the first place position, N20, 000 to the second place position and N10, 000 to the Third place position.