Huawei Technologies has donated N100million ICT equipment to the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) to enhance its capacity building processes.Speaking while receiving the equipment in Abuja, the Administrator of DBI, Ike Adinde said the donation is a milestone in DBI’s partnership with Huawei, which started in 2016 adding that it will also help the institute build core competencies in the area of telecommunication in a synergistic manner.
He said: “ We are excited to see the partnership come to realty, it will take ICT especially in the government sector to a higher level. This partnership will support a number of DBI training programme and help build skills. Equipping this lab would have taken another three years to get there but coming together with a solution provider to build core competencies in a synergistic manner is a milestone.”
Huawei Director of Training, Kingsley Uwazie explained that the company’s training centre has been in existence since 2004 adding that the equipment would cover various training need in Information Communications Technology (ICT).
He added: “We believe DBI should be equipped to have a lab to carry out its training and this we are experiencing today.We are looking at not just employed Nigerians but we are also looking at trainings that would benefit unemployed Nigerians that would get them ready to move into the ICT.Among the equipment donated by Huawei were core network, transmission and wireless equipment.