Nigerian Communications Commission begins awareness creation on safety, security for girls.
Written by News Room on May 19, 2022
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has begun awareness creation that would promote safety and security amongst girls in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the country.
The commission held an awareness event at the Government Science Technical College (GSTC), Area 3, Garki, on Thursday in Abuja, to commemorate the Girls in ICT Day.
Speaking to newsmen, the Deputy Director, New Media and Information Security Department, NCC, Mrs. Tokunbo, said that the event was aimed at encouraging girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
According to her, this year’s theme was meant to create discussions on access and safety barriers girls faced when they pursued STEM studies and careers.
Report says that Girls in ICT is an initiative of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the global body responsible for setting telecommunications standards.