Gbajabiamila installs wi-fi in Lagos schools


Leke Baiyewu, Abuja

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has facilitated the installation of free Wi-Fi in six public tertiary institutions in Lagos State.

 The six public tertiary institutions that benefitted from the Speaker’s initiative are the University of Lagos, Akoka campus; Lagos State University, Ojo; Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu campus; Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin; Michael Otedola College of Education, Epe; and the Yaba College of Technology.

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According to a statement on Thursday, the project was part of Gbajabiamila’s way of giving back to society, with a view to building a stronger education sector.

The statement said, “With the inauguration, Lagos State University students can now access the free Wi-Fi at the Babatunde Fashola Senate Building, the Faculty of Sciences, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Social Sciences, LASU FM, the School of Communications and the ICT Center and some areas nearby.

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As for UNILAG, the free Wi-Fi is available at the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Social Sciences and the School of Management Sciences.”

 Gbajabiamila also facilitated the construction of ICT centres for smart learning and code programming in 10 public secondary schools.

The beneficiary schools are Onitolo Senior High School; Government College, Eric Moore; Gbaja Boys Senior High School; Ajigbeda Secondary School; Community Grammar School; Ansar-ud-Deen High School, Falolu; Iponri Estate High School; Surulere Girls Secondary School, Empire; and Progressive Secondary School, Mba, off Adeniran Ogunsanya.

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