JDP Gateway Technology Limited
has urged the Federal Government
to integrate Information
Communications Technology ICT,
to secondary schools curriculum in
the country
The Chief Technical Officer, Mr.
Lanre Ekundayo who made the
call yesterday in an interview said
that the integration would help
to develop the interest of girls in
technology in their tender age.
Ekundayo said that there should
also be encouragement from
government and private sectors
by giving more women jobs in ICT
“There should be improvement
in government policy on ICT and
project implementation strategies.
According to him, “Integration of
ICT to secondary school curriculum
will encourage many girls to choose
career in IT from their tender age,’’
According to her, there is a
significant improvement on ICT
in Nigeria in the last few years,
especially with the emergence of
the mobile technology, which has
been accessible to people.
He lamented that the percentage
of women and girls access to internet
was still very low compared to their
male counterparts.
The founder also urged
government to create enabling
environment to young
entrepreneurs and start-ups to
create innovation that could boost
the economy.
“We want government to create
enabling environment to upcoming
“We have many talented
technologists doing research on
innovation at the tech hub but
could not continue due to some
“Challenges such as access to
internet, cost of internet, lack of
awareness on the benefit of internet
and lack of fund,’’ she said.
Ekundayo appealed to the
government to increase access
to broadband and encourage
infrastructural sharing by the
service provider.
He advice females who were
interested in building their careers
in ICT not see it as exclusively for
men but they could put in more
efforts that would help them to be

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