By Austin Ogwuda
Asaba â€” The member representing Oshimili South Constituen-cy in Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Eugene Okonji, has announced his intention to dedicate theÂ Asaba Capital City website and ICT centre to late Maryam Babangida for her contributions to social change and development of Asaba.
Both initiatives are funded by the lawmaker.
Speaking with newsmen in Asaba, yesterday, the lawmaker explained that the ICT centre â€œwould provide training in computer application for youths to enable them become computer literate and surf the internet in order to improve their productivity and broaden their knowledge.
â€œThe centre would also boost the enviable educa-tion system put in place by Governor Uduaghan-led administration in Delta State by encouraging youthsâ€™ interest in ICT as an alternative to indulgence in drugs, violence and hope-lessness.â€
The lawmaker described the late Maryam Babangida as a leading figure and champion of the cause of Asaba people.
â€œMy aim is to complement the good efforts of Delta State government in ensuring that Mrs. Babangidaâ€™s memory lives on,â€ he said.