By Angela Nkwocha
Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), an institution of higher learning which deals with professional courses and programmes in telecommunications policies, regulation, and national innovative Diploma programme in ICT related areas has restated efforts to improve in the digital world.
Speaking during his conferment as a fellow by the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers in recognition of his hard work, dedication, and immense contributions to the Engineering profession and the nation, the President CEO of DBI, Prof. Mohammed Ajiya, expressed gratitude as a member of the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, (NIEEE) stressing that it is the highest honour from the professional body.
“The award will ginger me to put in my best in what I am doing to bridge digital literacy and also contribute to the development of telecommunications.
“So far we have done a lot within the period. I took over as the head of digital bridge institute we have reactivated other courses, we have reached out to various stakeholders, some are going to start post graduate programmes in course affiliations in various Universities, we have intensified our trainings sponsored majorly by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, in so many states.
“The NCC supports secondary school teachers all over the country and also training of tertiary institutions academic and non-academic staff. We will improve more in the interest of the digital world as we are into technology.
“We are going to do different courses in collaboration with Nassarawa State University, Masters in big data analysis and Masters in cyber security. We are going to bring a brand new programme in Nigeria cyber damage, it is Masters in computer application where irrespective of your background even if you studied history you can achieve Masters in computer applications. The Indians used it and you can find it in several place in the United States, and everywhere so we are flagging out this program as soon as possible in Nigeria”.
Prof Mohammed Ajiya was conferred as a fellow of NIEEE in recognition of his hard work and professionalism and employing ICT to bridge the nation’s digital divide.