Adamawa State Government is to benefit from the Information and Technology Development.
The President Board of Trustees of the Information and Communication Technology Foundation and endowment, Professor Victor W. Mbarika disclosed this when he led a delegation from ICT University System and Southern University International Centre for Information Technology and Development Baton Rouge, Louisiana state of U S A.
Professor Victor Mbarika said the delegation was in Adamawa state to develop productive and relevant scholars to utilise their research in solving the substantial problems concerning Information and Communication Technology.
He explained that the ICT University foundation is a non governmental subsidiary of ICT University registered and Chartered based in United States of America with Affiliations in developing countries and offer educational Information Technology and Research services to institutions of higher learning and Government Ministries and Agencies.
According to Professor Victor Mbarika, the ICT University will collaborate with some Ministries, Institutions and Agencies such as Adamawa State University Mubi, Office of the Accountant General for Local Government, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs, Bureau for public procurement and Board of Internal Revenue among others.
He also stressed that Adamawa state would benefit from e-Learning Technology and e-Library with over One Million Books for the development of the state educationally, pointing out that the centre also empowers Youths and Women in the areas of Information and Technology.
The American delegation also announced the confirmation of a Honourary Title of MAYOR OF LOUISIAN by the Mayor President of Louisiana, Baton Rouge USA.
While responding Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla appreciated the efforts by the American delegation and assured that the Adamawa state Government will partner with the ICT University foundation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA.
The Governor stated that the cardinal principles of his administration was based on Prudence, Transparency,Accountability I and Zero Tolerance on Corruption.
He also solicited for the support and cooperation of Non Governmental Organisations and other wealthy individuals by assisting Adamawa state in order to move the state forward.
In his remarks, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy, Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh enumerated some of the laudable achievements of Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla in Adamawa state in the past Two and Half Years while piloting the affairs of the state which includes provision of Roads infrastructure, Declaration of State of Emergency on Education and Health sectors, provision of Agricultural impliments to farmers, provision of portable Drinking water, Poverty alleviation among others.