As part of its rebranding and re-engineering process, which began few months ago, the African ICT Foundation has begun the search for a new Board of Trustee to position the foundation to meet its key objective.
The African ICT Foundation is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan research and educational institute whose mission is to formulate, evaluate, and promote policy solutions that accelerate innovation and boost productivity to spur growth, opportunity, and progress in the ICT ecosystem Africa.
According to statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the Foundation, Mr. Emmanuel Bassey, the African ICT Foundation was established in 2008 to discover new opportunities in ICT that will have positive impact on the African economy, tackle attended challenges, and avoid potential pitfalls.
He disclosed that a key aspect of the rebranding is the inauguration of a new Board of Trustee to drive the affairs of the Foundation in the coming years, saying that “having relapsed for some years, the Foundation is rebranding for effective delivering of its objective hence the need for a new board.”
He said: “At inception it had as its board member: Dr. Samuel I. Ikiddeh, Chairman, Engr. Emmanuel E. Ekuwem- Member, Engr. Lanre Ajayi, President – Member, Mr. Aliyu D. Ibrahim, Business Development Manager, Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC)- Member, Dr. Olufunsho Olusanya, Rector, ICT Gateway Polytechnic, Itori Ogun state and Rev. Oke Omezi, Legal Practitioner and Pastor of the Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM) Mr. Usman A.Rufai , Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Science Computer science Department ,University of Lagos, and Prof. Effiong Johnson (Dean of Student Affairs, University of Uyo).”