Kaduna doles out 15,000 computers to secondary school students

Daily Nigerian

Kaduna State Government on Tuesday said it had distributed 15,000 tablet computers to students and teachers as part of effort to enhance teaching and learning in public secondary schools in the state.

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Adamu Mansur, said in Kaduna on Tuesday.

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 school students get the tablets,’’ he said.

Mr Mansur said the effort would make the students computer literate and compliant.