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NIGERIA: National security, e-govt top agenda at 2013 NCS summit

Chairman of the local organizing committee, (LOC) for the 2013 Nigerian Computer Society, NCS, international conference, Professor Adesola Aderounmu has disclosed that e-government and national security will take centre stage.

According to Aderounmu during the inauguration at College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Osun State University main campus recently, the forum will discuss how best automation or computerization of existing paper-based procedures to enhance access and delivery of government services to the citizens will drive economic growth.

Aderounmu assured that opther committee members including Dr. James Oladipo Folorunso, Director of ICT for Osun State College of Education, Ilesa, and Alhaja Peju Adigun of the Osun State University, Vice Chairman, NCS Osun State chapter would live up to their expectations to make the conference that will host the ICT community a success.

“The state was carefully selected because of the governor’s commitment as well as the capacity of IT professionals and stakeholders in the state to deliver and even surpass the achievements of previous conferences,” he said.

It would be recalled that the Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola accepted to host the conference during the 2012 National Information Technology Merit Award (NITMA), when he said:

“The government and wonderful people of Osun State looks forward to hosting NCS members and other delegates/resource persons to the 2013 NCS International Conference and AGM in Oshogbo.”

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