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NCC donates 50 laptops to NCPWD

by Inclusive News Network
NCC EVC, Dr Aminu Maida

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday donated 50 set of HP computer laptops to the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, (NCPWD)

The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Dr Aminu Maida, made the donation when a delegation from his establishment paid a courtesy visit to NCPWD headquarters in Abuja.

Maida, represented by a Deputy Director in the Commission, Mr Tijani Munguno, said the provision of the ICT equipment was borne out of the NCC’s conviction that Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) required the tools.

He said the equipment would boost digital communications expertise of PWDs to enable them compete favourably in ICT market

Maida said, besides building the digital capacity of PWDs, the equipment would support the commission in its determination to achieve its mandate.

He added that strengthening digital communications for PWDs would boost skills and ensure inclusivity.

“We recognised that in today’s world, access to digital technology is essential to providing quality output and efficiency.

“With these laptops we hope it will make significant impact on disability community,” he said.

The Executive Secretary, NCPWD, Dr James Lalu, thanked the delegation from the NCC for the donation and support to PWDs.

He expressed commitment to partner with NCC to advance the digital communications skills and knowledge of PWDs.

Lalu presented National Accessibility Manuals to the delegation to enable NCC gets acquainted with the accessibility standard guidelines in their various offices.



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