Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Odusote, Onyekwere, Odeyemi named NIRA Life Patrons

Chief Chima Onyekwere, chairman, Linkserve pioneer ISP
Mrs Ibukun Odusote ... .ng first contact person

 Rising from its 5th Annual General Meeting and elections, the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) has named three pioneering Life Patrons for their roles in the development and stablisation of the association, according to the president, Mrs. Mary Uduma.

She listed these Patrons to include the first contact person on .ng domain name, Mrs. Ibukun Odusote, Chief Chima Onyekwere of Linkserve for pioneering effort on Internet Service Provisioning (ISP) and Dr. Isaac Odeyemi, who is the founding chairman of NIRA.

Mrs. Uduma also said this has become necessary in fulfillment of the direction by the former president of the federation, Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo, during the harmonization of the issues that paved the way to the formation of NIRA by stakeholders in Nigeria.

Responding on behalf of other Life Patrons, the chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) Dr. Isaac Odeyemi, reassured stakeholders of dot ng country code Top Level Domain of continued support to the Executive Board.

ITRealms gathered that Dr. Odeayemi is an acclaimed first Nigerian PhD holder in Computer Sciences, and current the chairman and chief executive officer of Debis Computers and was a former registrar, College of Fellows of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).

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