Chinese multinational technology company Huawei has constructed a computer lab at Koguna Town of Makoda Local Government of Kano State.
Upon commissioning the computer lab, Huawei named it after Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
The Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta Computer Lab is Huawei’s corporate social responsibility shot, according to the Director, Public Relations of Huawei Nigeria, Lola Fafore.
Fafore assured that Huawei will continue to promote digital inclusion, primarily through the provision of access to technology.
Fafore added that the computer lab is "in line with Huawei’s mission to bring digital services to every person, home, and organization for a fully connected intelligent world."
In appreciation of naming the computer lab after him, Danbatta showered commendations on Huawei Nigeria Limited, espousing the central role it has played in the development of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria.
The traditional ruler of Makoda, who doubles as Barayan Bichi also poured encomiums on the donors and the NCC boss.
Present at the commissioning were the Vice Chairman of Makoda Local Government, Alhaji Yusif Bala, the Director of Human Capital and Administration of NCC, Barrister Usman Malah, the Chief of Staff to the EVC, Malam Hafiz Shehu, and the Controller, NCC Zonal Office in Kano, Malam Shuaibu Swade among others.