Glo, Huawei Give Smartphones To Universities

Leading telecoms giant, Globacom and global ICT
solutions provider, Huawei have presented free smartphones to 10 students, and
4G routers for data access to the management of the Federal University of
Technology, Akure (FUTA), and the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport).

This is in continuation of the scheme in which a
total of 150 brilliant students with the highest CGPA from thirty institutions.

Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of
Technology, Akure, Professor Joseph Adeola Fuwape, who received the routers,
thanked Globacom for the gesture, and expressed optimism that it would boost
research and learning in the school.

Globacom’s State Manager in charge of Ondo State,
Mr.  Olusegun Oguntuase, who presented the items
called on members of the University community to make use of the company’s
on-going week-long data clinic within the school to upgrade to Glo 4G to enjoy
unforgettable communication experience on the network.

Speaking after five students of the University of
Port Harcourt got their packages, the Dean, Students Affairs of UniPort, Dr.
Otu Ekpeyong
, who also received the routers on behalf of the Vice Chancellor said;

“I want to say a big thank you to Glo. I have had a wonderful relationship with Glo since my assumption of office. We are moving to the next step with Glo.”

A benefitting student of UniPort, Chilaka

“I’m very happy to be one of the beneficiaries and I am grateful to Glo for the opportunity.”

It is noteworthy that about nine universities
have benefitted from the gesture including Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria;
Benue State University, Makurdi; and Ado Bayero University, Kano.

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