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​NIWIIT inducts 42 news members at 2021 National conference

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The President of NIWIIT, Bamidele Bayo-Osibo flanked by the NEC, the new inductees and Iconic women of NIWIIT

Nigerian Women in Information Technology (NIWIIT), women’s wing under the umbrella of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), has inducted forty-two (42) new m​​embers into its fold.

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President, Bamidele Bayo-Osibo, leading the inductees during oath-taking as part of the induction ceremony

The new members were inducted by the President, Bamidele Bayo-Osibo (Mrs.), during NIWIIT’s 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM), as part of activities for the 6th National Conference, held on Wednesday June 2 and Thursday June 3, 2021 at National Centre for Women Development, (FCT), Abuja and Virtually.

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Vice President of NIWIIT, Ifeyinwa Arize in an elbow-greeting with a new inductee

The membership categories include: twenty (20) professional members; fourteen (14) membership and four student category.

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Oath-taking session during the induction ceremony

Addressing the new inductees, the President, Bamidele Bayo-Osibo, charged them to conduct all their professional computer practices and activities in accordance with the code of ethics and practices of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS); living up to their professional obligations.

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Inductees

She urged them to pay due respect and obey the NIWIIT guiding rules faithfully “and uphold the provisions and regulations set forth in the bye-laws of this great Association which is an Interest Group under NCS. Ethics matters a lot in this profession.

The President urged the inductees to represent the group well and professionally by adding value to their respective workplaces and the society at large.

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Some online attendees

“As an inductees you should use every opportunity you have to innovate on ways to better the worth of the society which is the essence of our coming together”, she said.

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She charged the new inductees to remain NIWIIT ambassadors by enlightening other women professionals to join the group.

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Inductees

“While digital skill is indeed a known enabler for empowerment, it is our collective duty to ensure women in IT practice in Nigeria come under the umbrella of NIWIIT.

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The Induction ceremony was witnessed by past and present leaders of NIWIIT

“Therefore, it has become imperative to face head on inequality and promote more inclusive technology and this requires more proactive measures by stakeholders including the government, private organisations and advocacy groups like NIWIIT”, he added.

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