NCC donates 50 sets of laptops to National Commission for Persons with Disabilities

NCC donates 50 sets of laptops to National Commission for Persons with Disabilities

NCC donates 50 sets of laptops to National Commission for Persons with Disabilities

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) donated 50 sets of HP computer laptops to the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities,(NCPWD) recently.

The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Dr Aminu Maida, gave the donations at a courtesy visit to NCPWD headquarters in Abuja.
NCC Boss, was represented by a Deputy Director in the Commission, Mr Tijani Munguno, said the provision of the ICT equipment was borne out of the NCC’s conviction that Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) required the tools.

He said the equipment would boost digital communications expertise of PWDs to enable them compete favourably in ICT market

Maida said that besides building the digital capacity of PWDs, the equipment would support the commission in its determination to achieve its mandate.

He added that strengthening digital communications for PWDs would boost skills and ensure inclusivity.

”We recognised that in today’s world, access to digital technology is essential to providing quality output and efficiency.

“With these laptops, we hope we can make significant impact on disability community,” he said.

The Executive Secretary, NCPWD, Dr James Lalu, thanked the delegation from the NCC for the donation and support to PWDs.

He expressed commitment to partner with NCC to advance the digital communications skills and knowledge of PWDs.

Lalu presented National Accessibility Manuals to the delegation to enable NCC get acquainted with the accessibility standard guidelines in their various offices.

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