AS part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), a computer training centre, the Gallant Systems (GS), has embarked on free comprehensive computer training in public schools in Lagos.
Explaining the rationale behind the programme which began in December and will last till the end of January 2010, the Managing Director, GS, Mr. Samuel Adebanjo said the programme would expose the students to modern computer practical sessions.
“As many of them who have not had the opportunity of using computer are taught with laptops to further demystify the gadget called computer,” he said.
Also, he said participants were led into how to handle internet operations and use the electronic mail (e-mail) which has become a major tool of communication around the globe.
Equally speaking, the registrar, Mr. Tunde Alli said, the school is dangling four awards for the first batch of which one would be given free training in any area of choice in the packages offered in the college which includes programming web designing, management computer engineering, networking, graphics and many more.
The students, he said, were selected as best students from their various schools.
He listed the first batch of participating schools under District 4 to include; Lagos City Senior College, Birrel Avenue Senior High Schools, Wesley Senior Girls Secondary School, Wesley Junior Girls Secondary Schools, Nawar-Udeen, Senior High School and Aje Comprehensive Junior Grammar School.
Others, he said were Herbert Macaulay Junior Grammar Schools, Jibowu Junior High School. These schools, he stated, are expected to send 10 student-participants for each batch.
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