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Gov. Emmanuel lifts Oracle trainees with 200 laptops

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmmanuel has fulfilled the promise he made to the youths in the state when he commissioned Oracle Database Administration training in August, 2015, with a donation of some 200 laptops to trainee, reports ITRealms.

At the event marking the commissioning of Pearson VUE e-Testing Centre in Akwa Ibom State and the graduation of the 1st batch of Oracle Database Administation trainees, Governor Udom Emmanuel donated 200 brand new laptops to successful trainees.

The Honourable Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr. Elizabeth Obot, who represented the Governor at the ceremony acknowledged the foresightedness of Governor Udom Emmanuel in initiating the Oracle training and also attracting the Pearson VUE Test Centre to Akwa Ibom State. With the siting of Pearson VUE e-Testing Centre in Akwa Ibom State, the graduands and other persons interested in acquiring Oracle and other IT certifications within the south-south region now have the opportunity to do so without any recourse to travel abroad.

The Commissioner, however charged the graduands to make good use of the Governor's magnanimity in this gesture and serve as a role model to the Superior Performing Administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel.

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology Dr. Nestor Udoh who is also the Dean, College of Permanent Secretaries, in his remarks, commend the governor for this bold initiative, which is expected shall provide jobs for our teaming youths. He noted further that "Akwa Ibom State Governor believes that it is not enough to train people on fishing, you must provide them with the fishing equipment, this explains why each of the two hundred graduands has today been given a brand new laptop each".

The ICT aide to the Governor, Engr. Eyo applauded the Governor in this unique choice of investment in human capital development.

"This pool of ICT proficiencies are the required hands-on for the industrialization vision of His Excellency Governor Udom Emmanuel.

As the administrator of Akwa Ibom State website, analytic report shows 77,000 weekly visitors to investment opportunities page on Akwa Ibom State website. It is these graduands of Oracle Database Administration that will offer technical support services to the above prospective investors to Akwa Ibom State.

Uboshe Uboshe/GEE


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Pix: Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr. Elizabeth Obot making a presentation to a trainee.

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