[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) on Monday said it would honour the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu, for leveraging ICT to improve revenue generation in Lagos State.
NCS Lagos Chapter Acting Chairman, Kunle Oladipupo, told a news conference in Lagos that Tinubu would be conferred with the ICT Enabler Award during its forthcoming annual conference.
The theme of the NCS annual conference and award is: “Digital Economy, Challenges, Opportunities and strategies of Post COVID-19”.
Oladipupo said Tinubu would receive the award for impacting on people by using Oracle to improve income generation.
According to him, Tinubu had during his tenure as the governor of Lagos State built a foundation on revenue generation which subsequent governors are leveraging on.
“It is one of the awards that would be given at the conference. Other awards and events include the ‘Don Etiebet Innovation award, Dr Titilola Akinlade for Quizzkids, the Celebration of past golden names award. Also the Sidmach Prize for the best three WAEC results in Lagos”.
According to him, Lagos State University and University of Lagos are winners and first runners up, respectively, for this year’s Don Etiebet Innovation Award.
Oladipupo said the Sidmach Technology award was for the best three students in the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) in Lagos was a way of giving back to the society.
He said that the Dr Titilola Akinlade award was for the best student from Lagos that won the ICT quiz in South-West.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]