Nigeria Computer Society’s Imo State Chapter was inaugurated on Saturday September 14, 2013, at the Imo State Concorde Hotel, Owerri, Imo State.
The Chairman of the occasion was Prof. F. O. U Osuala, Dean, Faculty of Science, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, representing the Vice Chancellor of the Institution.
Those in attendance included the President, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) Prof. D. O. Adewumi, a former President of the Society, Dr. Chris Nwannenna, President of NIWIIT, Dr. (Mrs.) Adeola Ilechukwu, Mr. Obi Okonkwo, NCS-NEC Member, Prof. O. E Osuagwu, former Vice President, CPN, Prof. S.O. Anigbogu, Chairman, Anambra State Chapter of NCS, Mr. Chris Agogbuo, Dr. (Mrs,) Gloria Chukwudebe FUTO, H.O.D Computer Science Department FUTO, Dr.(Mrs.) Eze. To mention a few of NCS Members present at the ceremony.
The Chairman of the Chapter, Dr. Fabian Uzoh in his speech thanked all present for their presence at the occasion. Prof. O. E Osuagwu, delivered a paper titled ”How a Strong Chapter of NCS can help Imo State create IT-related Jobs and Galvanize the economy for growth. In his speech, he encouraged NCS as to be involved in mass manpower development in IT, Organize realistic laboratory provision for Digital, Software Engineering, hardware labs and plan to have an effective ISP of its own.
At the end of the presentation Prof. O. E Osuagwu presented some Journals to NCS National and the State Chapter for its libraries. The journals presented are: West African Journal of Industrial & Academic Research and Micro Wave – International Journal of Science and Technology
The newly elected Executives were presented for the Swearing –in- Ceremony conducted by Mr. Obi Okonkwo, Ex-Officio on the NCS National Executive Council.
NCS Imo State Chapter Executives are:
Dr. O. Fabian Uzoh (Chairman), Mr Anthonius C Akukwe (Vice Chairman), Mr. Stanley Adiele Okolie (Secretary), Mr.Alphonsus O. Agbakwuru (Ass. Secretary), Mr. Njoku George Chinedu (Fin. Secretary), Mr. Jude C. Anozie (PRO), Mrs. Euphemia Chioma Nwokorie (Treasurer), Prof. Oliver E. Osuagwu (Ex Officio), Chief (Engr.) Chris C. Agogbuo (Ex Officio), Chief Larry Osuagwu (Ex Officio)
In his speech, Prof. D. O. Adewumi, President NCS, appreciated all present for their support morally and financially towards NCS Imo State Chapter inauguration , while charging the Executive members on the role of the Chapter vis –a- vis the goals of NCS.
The President, Prof. David O. Adewumi pledged the sum of #100, 000:00 (One hundred thousand naira only) on behalf of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) in support of the Imo State Chapter’s activities.
Mrs. Tomiwa Olagunju
Head, Membership Department
Nigeria Computer Society