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NCS President Bags IT Professionalism Award




Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) President, Professor Sola Aderounmu FNCS received the 2016 “Special Recognition Award: For Promoting Advancement of Information Technology Professionalism in Africa” at the Africa Information Technology and Telecom Awards which held at the Kempinski Hotel Accra, Ghana on the 21th of May, 2016.

According to a statement signed by NCS Chairman, Conferences Committee, Jide Awe, Professor Aderounmu received his award from Ghana’s Chief Regulator and Director General of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Mr. William Tevie.


Since taking over as President of NCS in July 2015, Aderounmu has placed emphasis on enhancing IT Professionalism and building capacity within the IT profession and industry in Nigeria. He emerged as the 13th National President of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) at the last Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) held in July 2015 at Jojein Hotels & Resort, Akure – Ondo State, Nigeria.


He has led NCS, the acknowledged professional authority that facilitates the development of an inclusive, globally competitive and prosperous Nigeria, to achieve more relevance and impact as digital economy grows in Nigeria.


His approach has been to advocate the recognition and utilization of recognized IT professionals in IT projects addressing critical national issues to achieve sustainable development. He has heightened focus on Innovation and Research and Development in IT through prioritizing Capacity Building, Employment Generation, Wealth Creation and Problem Identification/Solving.



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