BY Emma Elebeke
The new President of the Nigeria Computer Society, Professor David Adewumi says he will Liaise with Federal ministries to embark on aggressive application of ICT tools in all government agencies. Professor Adewumi made the assertion at the weekend, during his inaugural speech as the 18th President of the association.
He said that his mission as President of the 18th NEC of the NCS is to meet the demands of members and the dynamism of the time. The new NCS boss also promised to expand the membership base of NCS by completing the establishment of NCS chapters in all states of the federation. He also stated that the main focus of NCS during his tenure with the support of NEC will be to continue to build a society, whose focus would be a robust membership base and ICT driven.
“An articulate and highly proactive NEC and well informed membership, a society which will be able to pay its bills with or without external support.
“With the support of NEC, NCS presence in Abuja will be strengthened just as there will be regular review and improvement of our website,’’ he added.
On the membership benefits, Adewumi said a provision of digital Newsletter to all registered members on happenings in the IT industry in Nigeria and beyond would be introduced and that members will henceforth receive their membership certificates and other documentations through couriers’ services.
On the NCS secretariat, he said that the NCS secretariat will undergo restructuring to meet the growing needs of both members and the best practices, even as he said that members will henceforth receive prompt attention to request/inquires. He equally gave a hint on his plan to overhaul the NCS Records Management System, stressing that he would liaise with Federal ministries to embarking on aggressive application of ICT tools in all government agencies.
“With the support of the NCS National Executive Council, we shall improve inter and intra-government relationships with NCS.
Our focus is to build on the current visibility of NCS in Nigeria in particular and the world in general, create a more productive working relationships with the international community and maintain good working relationship with other professional groups within and outside the country.”