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Nwifuru inaugurates EBSU digitisation records management system – From Paulinus Ogbonna/Abakiliki

Gov. Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State, has inaugurated the newly established Ebonyi State University (EBSU) digitisation records management system (DRMS) built for easy retrieval of records of both students and staff of the institution.

Nwifuru, Visitor to the institution inaugurated the multimillion naira project on Thursday at the permanent site of the university Ishieke in Abakaliki during the world press conference by Prof. Chigozie Ogbu, the Vice-Chancellor of EBSU.

The press conference was part of activities lined up for 2024 combined 12th – 15th convocation ceremony covering graduands from 2019 to 2022.

Nwifuru, represented by Prof. Amari Omaka, Commissioner for Tertiary Education in Ebonyi commended the VC and management of the institution for great works done to elevate the fortunes of the institution.

The governor assured that he would stop at nothing to ensure that education was taken to a level where it would be celebrated such that Ebonyi would be a hub for education tourism in the country.

“We are proud of you and your team for what you are doing to making sure that our vision is realised going by the issues of successes of academic recorded by various departments, international achievements being recorded in terms of ranking, visibility projects.

“I am happy with the success of the university and the digitisation programme; we are leaving the era of analogue to digitisation.

‘From what I have seen so far, you have taken a giant stride to ensure that all records are preserved electronically not just in our computers but also in a cloud.

“So, it is my pleasure to be part of this programme and to inaugutate this project for the use of our university,” Nwifuru said.

Earlier,, Prof. Eugene Nweke said the project was a brain-child of the VC aimed at digitisation the records and information of personnel and students stressing that the project was undertaken by world-class ICT firm, KSMART DIGITAL Records Management System.

“As one of the efforts to address difficulties in the management of records and information of staff and students, the VC deemed it necessary for digitisation of records and information of all personnel and students of the university.

“‘We deem it necessary that at this auspicious occasion of our convocation that a project of this magnitude be inaugurated as part of land mark achievements of the Vicv-Chancellor,” Nweke said.

Meanwhile, Dr Innocent Ogbue, chief executive officer (CEO), KSMART Solution said that once the digitisation process was completed, the university would have minimal paper records.

He noted that the records and information of personnel and students stored in the system were error proof stressing that the company worked with the records office of the institution to achieve the success.

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