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New e-card to empower Lagos students

14 May 2014, 06:46

Abuja - The Yaba Local Council Development Area in Lagos State has introduced the use electronic learning cards for students in an effort to improving information technology education in the region.

The initiative, branded Yaba E-Learning Empowerment Card, is an internet-based educational solution that will give students in primary, secondary and post-secondary levels an opportunity to access examination past questions and address problems that are usually associated with failure in examinations.

The Chairman of the Yaba Local Council Development Area, Jide Jimoh, said the e-learning solution could be accessed on a computer or a smartphone through a card, which contains a protected-code for every user.

He said the solution would empower students.

“Students in Yaba LCDA will be given Yaba E-Learning Empowerment Card to sign up for different categories of examination questions and answers as applicable to their educational level and academic pursuit upon assessing the IT-educational portal on the card,” said Jimoh.

Niran Oke, an expert in computer science education, said the IT educational initiative would address the problems in Nigeria’s education sector.

“With the use of the e-learning methods, students’ lives will be transformed,” said Oke.

– CAJ News

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