This is a report by Success Story Magazine which focuses on talented Cameroonians at home and abroad featuring people with great achievements and success stories which Prof. Mbarika was featured in the report as well.
The full report can be read on the Success Story Magazine here
Professor Victor Mbarika has been recognized with yet another lifetime achievement award for his continuous efforts in advancing and promoting Information Technologies in developing nations.
The professor and Director of the International Centre for IT Research and Development at Southern University, Louisiana-USA earned his third-lifetime achievement award for his IT works in developing nations from the Anglican Communion, Church of Nigeria.
The recognition for his contributions in the IT sector and for supporting the growth of education in Nigeria and other African countries was handed him by the Nsukka Diocese, in Enugu State during the 25th anniversary of the church.
He was awarded alongside Prof. Mrs. Nnamdi Azikiwe, wife of late Nigerian political legend, and first President of Nigeria, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe.
Officially handing over the recognition, the Anglican Bishop of Nsukka Rt. Revered Aloysius Eze Agbo, thanked the laureate for distinguished himself in the promotion of education in the country, through empowering the youth in the area of ICT. Adding that such services to the country deserve “commendation and reward.” Read more as reported on the Pan African Vision website
As reported by The Drum newspaper, “In recognition of his contributions to the growth of education in Nigeria and other African countries, Southern University professor Victor Marika was recently honored by the Anglican Communion, Church of Nigeria, Nsukka Diocese, in Enugu State, for his work in information and communication technology.
Mbarika is an endowed professor of information and communication technology at Southern University and A&M College. He also directs the International Centre for IT Research and Development at Southern which focuses on advancing IT research and training worldwide with emphasis on developing nations
During the 25th anniversary of the church, the Anglican Bishop of Nsukka Rt. Revd. Aloysius Eze Agbo said Mbarika–who is Cameroonian–has “distinguished himself in the promotion of education system in the country, through empowering the youth in the area of ICT. He said such services to the country deserve commendation and reward.”…Read more on The Drum newspaper website
The ICT University has donated an E-Library(Digital Library) to The Federal College of Education, Eha Amufu, Enugu, Nigeria.
Speaking during its inauguration, the University Board of Trustees President, Prof W. A. Mbarika, said the donation came through a partnership with the ICT University. He noted that there was an interaction between the college’s Provost, Prof Benjamin Mbah, who sought the varsity’s assistance for the college’s staff and students to boost their research and learning.