Agency gets accolades for donating computers to Gombe Quranic school

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Abdullahi Idris Gombe

The leader of the Abubakar Sadiq, Quranic Memorisation School Gombe has commended the donation of computers to the school by the National Information Technology Development Agency.

He made the commendation during an interview with Voice of Nigeria, in Gombe state.

Muhammad Kabir Lawal who represents his school, collected 10 computers donated to the school by the NITDA, during the official commission of the NITDA Northeast Zonal, office Gombe.
The Director General, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi announced that his organisation donates, 300 Computers to 30 selected schools in Gombe state, 10 computers to each of School.
Qur’anic memorisation school, is a school where Students or Pupils gathers to receive lectures from the text of the Holly Qur’an, by their teacher.
With the gesture of NITDA to this Abubakar Siddiq, Quranic memorisation school, changes will be made on the subjects being taught in the school.
Malam Kabir said his school would migrate to digital Qur’an memorisation methods and other Islamic studies subjects.
He said those computers would help the school to establish digital Qur’an Studio for teaching Pupils, the holy Qur’an and to get other softwares for some of the Islamic studies subjects.
With these computers, Muhammad Kabir said his school would start Pupils exams writing on computers, also the computers would be used for training some of the school teachers that are not computer literate.
Malam Kabir said among the school teachers some were computer science graduates who can train their colleagues, and the students of the school.
The head of the teachers said there were no computers in the school before.
During his speech the DG NITDA Malam, Kashifu Abdullahi said the essence of this gesture was to provide people with skills that would make them self employed.
Malam Muhammad Kabir Lawal said if a teacher or students got computer training, they would be able to establish businesses and be training others after school time.
Muhammad Kabir Lawal urged all beneficiaries to utilises the computers very well to achieved the desired goals.
The Director General of the agency, Malam Kashifu Abdullahi said the NITDA was providing the computers to the beneficiaries for them to be self employed.
He said the focus now was on digital job creation which means that the purpose of all the capacity building and government services, local services, is to create jobs for teaming youths.
Lateefah Ibrahim