Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Visits TD4PAI HUB

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“from what i saw in TD4PAI today, indeed, Nigeria is ready for Upstream ICT”.

(a member of Nigerian Society of Engineers)

November 5, 2016, on a Saturday afternoon, TD4PAI HUB hosted the prestigious body of professionals – the Nigerian Society of Engineers. It was indeed an August visit. About 25 members of the body came to witness the innovative transformation framework of TD4PAI HUB in Kuje, FCT, Nigeria. On their arrival, they were warmly welcomed by all the incubates and the mentors in the Hub.

dsc00617-recoveredOne of the Mentors – Dr. Agu Collins Agu, explaining some IoT concepts to the visitors.

One of the incubates, formally introduced them to the team of incubates, mentors and all other members of the HUB. Thereafter, one of the Mentors of the Hub took them around the Hub, showing them all the available facilities in the Hub. Among the facilities are; the outdoor lounge, the Soldering Desk, the Smart Board, the classrooms for free computer training, the component store, the embedded systems lab; where they were shown the Ruwatronik IoT Device, The Aguino Open Source Development/Prototyping Board, the Naija RFID Card Reader, the NFC board and a host of other indigenous innovative product of the hub.

nse3Inside the electronic components room.

Also, the visitors were shown the incubates/StartUps offices, the hostels (male and female), the automated fish ponds, the bio-digester, the uninterruptible power system, the outdoor sit-out, the community water intervention project, free wi-fi facility for the hub and the neighborhood and others numerous facilities in the hub. As they were shown round the facilities, they were asking numerous questions which were answered accordingly. One of the questions asked by a member of the NSE was: “are these products actually designed and built here in Nigeria?”

nse4Time to relax and refresh after a walk round the facilities in the hub

At the end of the day they were given refreshment by the Hub’s management, which they accepted with gratitude. They asked couple of other questions before taking a group photograph. Before leaving the hub, a member of the body said this: “from what i saw in TD4PAI today, indeed, Nigeria is ready for Upstream ICT”.

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nsc5A group photograph at the end of the visit