By Ikeoye Oyetoro
In a bid to promote the teaching and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT ) in Schools and Communities, Fresh Brain Komputers is organising a “Brain Search TV Reality Show”which will expose millions of Nigerians Students to computer knowledge.
The Show which is coming up on November this year is to enable Nigerian Students benefits from the values that Information and Communication Technology brings and to draw the attention of government and parents to the significance of computer knowledge for students.
In a parley with pressmen yesterday in Lagos, the Director of Studies/CEO, Fresh Brain Komputers, Mr. Olugbodi Bartholomew said there is a need for government to provide computers in Schools especially now that every Nigerian Student is being encouraged to own a computer for creative venture and nation building saying computer knowledge will make potentials of young Nigerians to be fully developed and consequently make them a better citizen.
According to him, our ultimate aim is to ensure that all students become possessors of computers and become literate in computer technology as the company has organised free ICT Empowerment workshop for many schools as we have succeeded in creating computer access to more than five thousands students in and out of Lagos within two years of commencement.
He said, ICT is one of the vital drivers in boosting economic efficiency and productivity and for Nigerian youths to rise up as true compatriots and uphold the glory of this great country, ICT Empowerment must be channeled through the best medium where millions of Nigerian youths can benefit.
“Information and Communication Technology Empowerment Forum has become an eye-opener to many students today as it is a forum for discovery, development and display of potentials”he said.
He however called on government both at the state and federal levels, telecommunications companies, financial institutions, philanthropies to support this initiative programme saying project like this need the support of the government if its going to be impactful and enduring.