The Minister of Communication, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, who gave this cheering insight at a function in Abuja recently, said that NIPOST would cease to be a conservative agency as it is presently and become a service oriented conglomerate, capable of competing with its peers across the globe.
Shittu, who was on a facility tour at the galaxy Backbone, spoke passionately about the university, saying that the issue of establishing the institution was so dear to his heart and promised that government would do everything possible to ensure its establishment, as the first of its kind in Africa that would serve as breeding ground for high level research and training of ICT professionals across.
“The aim of this university is to establish an institution dedicated to the training of high level experience man power for the industry, in view of the exponential growth of ICT in Nigeria. It will train high calibre personnel that will service the ICT industry,” said the Minister who disclosed that the recently compiled ICT Roadmap 2016 will soon become operational.
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