Kano digital institute to run as innovation enterprise

September 23, 2016 6:38 am0 commentsViews: 12

dbi-logoABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) of Kano has received approval to operate as an innovation enterprise institution.

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has conveyed the  development to DBI.

Tony Ojobo, Director of Public Affairs at Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said Executive Secretary of NBTE, Masa’udu Adamu Kazaure, signed on behalf of the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu

Ojobo said approval also directed the institution to run National  Innovation Diploma (NID) for Telecommunication Technology, Multimedia Technology, Networking and system Security, Computer Software Engineering  and Computer Hardware Engineering among others.

The approval is subject to the institutions strict compliance with the Federal Government’s terms and conditions governing the operations of innovation enterprise institutions.

The approval is subject to DBI admitting not more than one stream of 30 students for each of the programmes.

Ojobo added the admission of the students into the approved programmes would commence from 2016/2017 session

Director of DBI, Ike Adinde, welcomed the approval.

“DBI is a specialized institution committed to the creation of a knowledge-based information society in Nigeria through human capacity building in telecommunication and information communication technology,” Adinde said.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) established the institute in 2004 with its main campus/learning centre in Abuja.

It now has regional centres in Asaba, Enugu, Kano, Lagos and Yola.

The institution’s facilities include fully equipped training rooms, multimedia teaching aids and video conference facilities among others.

– CAJ News

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