JAMB Registrar, Is-haq Oloyede Bags AITP Award
The development was contained in a weekly publication from the office of the registrar which was made available on the official microblogging account of the Nigerian entrance examination board for higher institutions on Monday, August 3.
Top Gist Portal understands that the award was presented to Oloyede at the 2020 Virtual International Conference on Information Technology in Education and Development (ITED), as a recognition of his outstanding performance in office as well as his immense contributions to the development of Information Technology in Nigeria.
Along with the Ogun State-born and the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, six other prominent Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in the development of ICT in the country were also conferred with Awards by the AITP.
Top Gist Portal also understands that AITP is an affiliate group with the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) aiming at promoting quality research in education especially in the fields of Computer Science, Information Technology, and other relevant fields.
The academic body is the umbrella for all IT scholars in Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics, Colleges of Education, Research Institutes, and Academia in Parastatals and Ministries was birthed three years ago. Interestingly, Top Gist Portal understands.
Speaking at the occasion, the President of AITP, Professor Afolayan Obiniyi, warned that any private schools not registered for WASSCE but found operating under the cover of the partial reopening would face the full wrath of the law.