Over 20,000 primary school pupils under the Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board have been enrolled in the electronic learning (e-learning) education system.
Speaking during the flag-off yesterday in Lafia, the state capital, the Chairman of the board, Mr Muhammed Dan’ Azimi, said the initiative was to digitise the education system in the state from analogue to digital.
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Dan’ Azimi, who was represented by a board member, Mr Musa Sule-Usman, said “The e-learning system of education is very good for our primary school pupils because it will make them learn faster. I urge the teachers to avail themselves with the opportunity provided for them to improve their skills.”
Earlier, the Chief Executive Officer of Cox Logistics Limited, Mr Omar Sanda-Ejiofor, said programmes installed in the laptops included digital lesson notes, curriculums, language translator, 70 thousand questions and answers, recommended textbooks by the Federal Ministry of Education among others.
He said about 15,000 teaching and non-teaching staff across the 13 local government areas of the state were expected to be enrolled on the e-learning system.