Three Nigerian Students from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) have emerged third position among the top three winners in the Global Final of Huawei Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Competition.
The competition which recently concluded at the Huawei new Headquarters in Southern China city of Dongguan, had team of Nigerian students compete with forty-nine other students.
A total of one hundred and forty-seven students representing thirty countries competed for the trophy.
According to the Director of Huawei Technologies, Nigeria Office, Tanki Li, in the past thirty years, Huawei has made a lot of efforts to cultivate ICT talents by sharing accumulated knowledge systems and best practices.
“We believe that this event will inspire more students’ interest in ICT learning in Africa. This platform provides students with a world class stage to showcase themselves and consolidate the vital ICT needed for Africa’s development,” he stated.
According to Tanki Li, the team of Nigerian students ranked number one in Africa, led with a dominant score of 790.4, followed by Tanzania with 745.6, then Kenya with 737 abd Angola with 700.8, which helped them to represent the continent at global level.
The Vice Chancellor of ABU, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, who led the team to China told newsmen on arrival that before the team embarked on the competition, it had already become champions of Sub-Saharan Africa.