The Globacom Telecommunications Company and Network provider has said it decided to endow five students each from the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) and the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) because of the outstanding academic performance.
It was revealed that each of students who had the highest CGPA in their different institutions received smartphones and advanced Glo data packages in an ongoing nationwide camapign to equip tertiary institutions with IT solutions.
Both universities also received five routers each to boost learning through research and teaching.
Globacom’s Manager in Ondo state, Olusegun Oguntuase, called on members of the university community to explore the opportunities in the company’s ongoing week-long data clinic within the school to upgrage to Glo 4G, to avail themselves of its download and upload speed advantage which is now available in all tertiary institutions acoss the country.
Responding on behalf of the students beneficiaries from UNIPORT, Chilaka said, “I’m very happy to be one of the beneficiaries and I am grateful to Glo for the opportunity.”
Prof. Joseph Fuwape, Vice Chancellor of FUTA expressed appreciation to Globacom for the gestture, which heopined would encourage research and motivate the students to be more diligent in their academic pursuits.
Thirty tertiary institutions will benefit from the education project by Globacom, in partnership with global ICT solutions provider, Huawei.