CITAD presents prize to winners of its Secondary Schools quiz competition
The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has presented prizes to the Secondary Schools that emerged as winners of its quiz competition.
The presentation of the award which took place at the Senior Secondary Schools Management Board (KSSSMB), had the winning secondary schools in attendance.
Daily Focus reports that in December last year, CITAD organized its 19th ICT Secondary Schools Quiz at Kano State University of Science and Technology Wudil with 26 participating secondary schools from Kano state.
At the event the Centre distributed computers, printers and other prizes to the winning secondary schools.
In his remark, the Executive Director of the Centre, represented by the Technical Officer, Engineer Kamilu Umar stated that the secondary schools that emerged as first, second and third positions, together with seven schools that showed an outstanding performance during the quiz would be given twenty thousand Naira each.
He added that in the categories of the students, three of them were awarded fifty thousand naira.
â€œStudents in the 1st and 2nd positions would be given twenty thousand Naira each while the 3rd position students would go with ten thousand Nairaâ€
In his opening remarks, the Executive Secretary Kano State Senior Secondary Schools Management Board, Dr. Bello Shehu who was represented by the Director Schools, Malam Ahmad Tijjani Idris said â€œcomputer knowledge has become a necessity in todayâ€™s world because you cannot do anything without it.
The students recieving thier prizes
He urged teachers and schools to adopt Information and Communications Technology in order not to be left behind.
The schools that won the first, second and third positions were GTC Ungogo, Maitama Sule Science College and GTC Kano respectively.