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Uwadia sets up 7 standing, 3 adhoc committees @CPN

The Professor Charles Uwadia-led Computer Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN), has set up seven standing and three adhoc committees respectively to assistant the council in reposition during his tenure, reports ITRealms.

According to Prof. Uwadia, who is the CPN president and chairman-in-council the inauguration of the standing committees have become expedient to assist the Registrar and chief executive, Mr. Allwell Achumba and the leadership in delivery of the objectives of the current leadership.

He listed the standing committees to include “Education and Manpower Development (EMDC), Registration, Regulation and Control (RRCC), Finance and Administration (FAC), Research, Innovation and Strategies (RISC), Public Relations and Corporate Affairs (PRCA), Investigation Panel, Disciplinary Committee.

The three Ad-Hoc Committees, he listed to comprise that on “Standards for Online programmes in Nigeria; Standards for E-Government programmes in Nigeria, and the 25TH Anniversary of CPN.”

He also said that in the last 10 months of the council under his leadership that CPN hosted various-Meetings of the standing committees of the Council including the 83rd regular Council meeting which was both physical and online.

CPN, he said, hosted two Membership Continuous Programme on “Big Data Analytics & Mobile Applications Development at the NUC LAB, University of Calabar, Cross-Rivers State on Tuesday 25th – Thursday 27th July, 2017 with eighteen (18) participants.

Equally, he said, CPN hosted “Corporate Data Management, Cyber Security & Forensic Computing at the Sharna Place Hotel, Plateau State on Tuesday 12th – Thursday 14th September, 2017 with twenty-six (26) participants.”

Uwadia revealed that CPN has accredited four tertiary institutions on Computer Sciences and related courses between July and October, 2017, with Interim and full accreditation respectively.

These institutions, he said include Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, B,Sc Computer Science, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, and Crescent University, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Chuks Egbune/GEE

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