A team from Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai recently undertook a visit to the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited in Abuja toward deepening ICT partnership arrangements.
The team, led by the Vice Chancellor,Professor Abu Kasim Adamu was received by the General Manager Operations, Engineer Ibrahim Danjuma on behalf of the Managing Director, who was on another assignment.
Welcoming the Vice Chancellor and his team, Engineer Danjuma thanked the Management of the University for honouring and according the NIGCOMSAT team a warm reception when they visited the University at Lapai.
He hoped that the visits would translate into a positive development for the two organizations and the nation as a whole, and requested the IBBU team to spare time to undertake tour round some of the facilities of the organization.
In his response, the Vice Chancellor Professor Abu Kasim Adamu said the team’s visit was to accord the University first hand knowledge of what NIGCOMSAT is and to know the areas of interest for possible patronage and partnership.
The IBBU team was later taken round a few installations such as, Internet Service Providing room, Satellite Control Centre, Internet Learning Facility for Distance Learning (eLearning), and the Innovation and Development Centre respectively.
On the visit with the Vice Chancellor are; Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, Dr Muhammad Aliyu Paiko; Registrar, Alhaji Musa Ango Abdullahi; Director, Academic Planning, Dr Muhammad Bello, Deputy Registrar, Council and Management Affairs, Babangida Bala Jatau; and Staff of the University Information Unit.
It would be recalled that a team from NIGCOMSAT, led by Assistant General Manager, Marketing and Development, NIGCOMSAT, Mrs Olufunke Fagbeja had earlier visited the University Management in Lapai.
The visit of the University team to the organization was rounded up with exchanged gifts and a group photograph.