From Mustapha Adamu, Kano
Kano State Ministry of Education said it has collaborated with Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) to unveil mobile education application system called EFIKO.
This was disclosed by the state commissioner for education, Alhaji Tajjuddin Gambo, at the 13th ICT quiz competition organised by CITAD, held at School Of Technology Kano, yesterday.
According to him, the initiative would expose students to the modern techniques of learning in the state.
The commissioner, who was represented by the director educational services in the ministry, Alhaji Mohammed Falali, said that, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s administration has huge resources in making the education sector vibrant, adding that the education mobile application system is a unique innovation the state would immensely benefit from.
He gave the assurance that the new system would be flagged off in the next one month and call on students to get prepared in learning the operations of computer.
“CITAD has indeed applied to us, seeking for collaboration to introduce the mobile education application system to students in our schools. Let me tell you that the ministry is interested in the development. But it was delayed due to another programme that suddenly came up. But I assure you that our ministry is hopeful to launch the EFIKO by next month.” He said.
Speaking earlier, CITAD director of training, Alhaji Abdullahi Ahamed Yakasai, said the mobile application system is a compendium of various academic subjects which the students could exploit to their academic advantage.