By Toba Ajayi
Ilorin, Sept. 12, 2020 An Ilorin based Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, Mr Tope Oluwole has advocated the need for compulsory standard computer centres in schools across the country.
Oluwole made the call in an interview with Journalists in Ilorin on Saturday.
He said most schools lacked standard computer centers for students’ training, therefore not exposing them to basic computer knowledge.
“We are in a global world. Computer hall with a well-equipped facilities should be made compulsory for every school in the country.
“We need to follow global trend. We live in the world of technology. We cannot do away with computer in this era.
“Most students are lagging behind, we are in a digital world where everything is computerised. We need to ensure this generation compete with the best in the world.
“Government at all levels as well as the private sector should act fast and support schools with computer halls that can accommodate at least 50 students with standard computers and facilities for learning.
“It should be compulsory and not optional. Every school must have a standard computer facilities and center in place, ” Oluwole said.
Oluwole who is the CEO, Top-class InfoTech, Fate, Ilorin also advised students and teachers to embrace ICT knowledge.
He added that ICT knowledge would equip them with necessary skills to compete with the best in the world.