PM, Dion Ngute, Salutes ICT University President For Excellent Strides
Story, Kan Mary
Prime Minister, Head of Government, Chief Dr. Joseph Dion Ngute, has saluted efforts made by Cameroonian born intellectual, Prof Victor Mbarika, in the promotion of Information and Communication Technology, ICT, in the country and beyond.
This was during an audience granted the President of the Board of Trustees of the ICT University, Prof Victor Mbarika, by PM, Dion Ngute, today October 7 in Yaounde.
After explaining the mission and vision of the ICT University, the Prime Minister hailed Prof Mbarika for great strides recorded in advancing ICT education and thanked him for prioritizing Cameroon within his vision to build great mindsets in the ICT world.
Satisfied with the University’s operations, the Head of Government promised to inform the President of the Republic, Paul Biya, of this great initiative.
The President of the ICT University used the audience to announce significant scholarship schemes for young Cameroonians.
Professor Mbarika stated that the ICT University is offering 10 PhD scholarships to young Cameroonians under 35 years and 10 masters scholarships to Cameroonians under 30 years, respectively. He disclosed to the PM that, the University is also offering two virtual libraries to two state universities with equipment to cost 250000 dollars that is about FCFA 130 million.
The ICT University Boss was accompanied to the Star Building by the ICT University’s Special Ambassador, Charles Ebune