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April 29, 2024

Ned Nwoko advocates artificial intelligence in nation’s education system

Ned Nwoko, Gabriel Ogbechie

Ned Nwoko

The Senator Representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Sen Nwoko weekend advocated for the inclusion of Artificial Intelligence, (AI) in the nation’s educational system in a bid of embracing the new global technological order.

Nwoko who spoke at a book launch titled “The Nigerian University System: The Downs Wings And Way Forward written by Professor Steve Okecha in Lagos was Represented by his Special Adviser on Media Strategy, Adeniyi Ifetayo.

The lawmaker lauded the intellectual sagacity and contributions of the author to the literary world noting that the launch has positivity brought Nigeria University into the spotlight.

While making a donation of N2 million to the intellectual work of the academician Nwoko also expressed his commitment the upliftment of lives of the people of his constituency through impactful projects.

He said, ” Allow me to extend heartfelt gratitude on behalf of the Very Distinguished Senator Ned Nwoko, who, due to his unyielding commitment to the welfare of his constituents and the advancement of society, sends his regards.

“Senator Ned Nwoko’s tireless dedication to various facets of human life, particularly education, health, sports, culture, and tourism, exemplifies his deep-seated passion for societal progress.

“Furthermore, his visionary initiative in establishing the Sports University of Nigeria, Idumuje, underscores his commitment to nurturing talent and fostering excellence in sports education within sub-Saharan Africa.

“As we embark on this literary journey, let us not only reflect on the issues laid bare within the pages of this book but also heed the call to action articulated by Professor Okecha.

“For it is through collective engagement and unwavering dedication, akin to the exemplary commitment demonstrated by Senator Ned Nwoko, that we shall realize the transformative potential of education and pave the way forward for our Nigerian University System.

“Thus, as the world goes into another technological phase, I believe that many of our schools should be able to embed artificial intelligence, AI, in many things they do, in terms of research and documentation.

“As the world trends toward AI, I strongly believe that the Nigerian education system should adopt this technological innovation so that the students can have the same standard as their contemporaries in Western countries.