The Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has facilitated the upgrade of the Wireless Campus Wide Internet Access to Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso and The Polythecnic, Ibadan.
The project is part of the Wireless Internet Cloud (WIC) Programme of the Federal Government implemented by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) under the Advance Digital Appreciation Programme for Tetiary Institutions (ADAPTI).
The programme is to provide wireless connectivity within the campus community to enhance learning and access to educational content, even after school hours.
In a letter dated September 27, 202, and addressed to the Vice Chancellor of LAUTECH and Rector of The Polythecnic, Ibadan, respectively, the Director, Projects Department of NCC informed that “the nomination of your institution was based on the recommendation of Professor Adeolu Akande,Chairman, Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission.”
It had earlier been reported that Akande facilitated a Digital Nigeria Centre (DNC) for Government College, Apata, Ibadan.
The DNC is a Federal Government programme to improve learning and research by promoting the connection of government schools across Nigeria to broadband.