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Infinix Renovates University Of Ibadan’s ICT Student Resource Centre

Infinix has launched a cutting-edge Information Communication Technology (ICT) Centre at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative aimed at fostering technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship among students.

The inauguration ceremony took place on the university campus and underscored Infinix’s collaboration with the Infinix Social Club, established in partnership with the university in 2022.

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During the ribbon-cutting event, Doris Zhao, Infinix Nigeria’s Senior Marketing Manager, highlighted the company’s dedication to youth development.

She remarked, “At Infinix, our commitment extends beyond technology. We are devoted to empowering students, enhancing their skills, and preparing them for global opportunities.

This ICT centre embodies our collective vision of providing the tools and resources necessary to drive innovation and success.”

Zhao expressed that the ICT centre’s inauguration signifies the start of a journey filled with limitless potential.

She conveyed optimism about the future accomplishments that this partnership will yield and thanked the university for its warm reception and support.

Professor Kayode O. Adebowale, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, emphasizing the university’s leading position in the country.

He pointed out that the university not only emphasizes undergraduate education but also has robust postgraduate programs, with a nearly 60 to 40 ratio, aimed at serving both Nigeria and the broader African continent.

Adebowale stated, “We hope that in a few years, we’ll produce a critical mass of researchers capable of addressing the developmental challenges of the African continent.”

He mentioned the university’s partnerships with institutions in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, and North Africa, forming a consortium to tackle similar challenges across Africa.

He further added that the ICT centre would be beneficial to all university stakeholders and pledged the university’s commitment to its maintenance.

Adebowale assured that a system would be established to ensure the facility’s upkeep and security, guaranteeing its long-term advantages for the university community.

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