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Church inaugurates computer labs in govt schools

House on the Rock, in conjunction with the Lagos State government, has inaugurated its computer laboratory initiative to supporting the state government in equipping government secondary schools with computer laboratories.

Senior Pastor of the church, Pastor Paul Adefarasin said the church set a target of furnishing 100 schools by 2014 as it believed that knowledge of the computer was of great importance to the future of the Nigerian child.

In September, 2010 when the programme started, the pilot scheme of the computer lab initiative was set rolling and it involved two schools: Dolphin senior high school, Lagos Island and Girls senior secondary school, Keffi/Ikoyi.

Each school provided empty class rooms which the church refurbished and equipped with 17 computers, Computer Lab furniture (Tables and Chairs), fans, lightings, generators, work stations (flat screen monitors and CPUs), air conditioners, burglary proof, security doors and Venetian blinds. These Computer Laboratories were commissioned by the Lagos state government.

Eight government schools that have been fitted with computer Laboratories include Lafiaji Junior High School, Lagos Island, Okesuna Junior High School, Lagos Island ,New Era Senior Girls High School,Wesley Girls Junior High School Ipanri Estate Junior High School,IsaleEko Grammar School, Lagos Island.




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