The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has disclosed it will confer Honorary Fellowships on Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President of Nigeria, Senator Liyel Imoke, Governor of Cross River State and Mr. Jim Ovia, Founder of Zenith Bank at the upcoming National Information Technology Merit Awards, the most prestigious and recognised award ceremony within Nigeriaâ€™s IT community.
His vision and unparallel passion for the development of the ICT sector led to the establishment of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Galaxy Backbone, launching of SAT 3 by Nigeria Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT), National Communication Commission (NCC), Mr. Jim Ovia, MFR, Founder of Zenith Bank plc and former Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank introduced a great deal of technology driven innovations into the Nigerian banking industry.
Being the first President of the Nigeria Internet Group (NIG), he is not only an avid ICT promoter, but has also invested massively in Nigeriaâ€™s technology sector.
He is Promoter and Founder of Visafone Communications Limited.
Senator Liyel Imoke, Governor of Cross River has advanced technology development not only in his state, but in the South South region and nationally.
leadership Cross River state has implemented technology projects that have improved education, public service delivery and job creation.
is the engine behind the establishment of the world class knowledge cluster known as the Tinapa Knowledge City (TKC).