Historical Background of ICT Centre
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) refers to all equipment and applications that involve communications such as computers, cell phones, televisions, radio and satellite systems as well as the various services and applications associated with them such as video conferencing and distant learning. FUTO Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Centre was established in 1996 during the tenure of Engr. Prof. C.O.G. Obah, the third substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University. ICT activities started then with the establishment of Nigerian Universities Network (NUNET) Steering Committee to provide e-mail services to the University Community from an office in the Vice Chancellor’s lodge.
To use ICT to reposition FUTO into a World Class university for excellence in teaching, learning, research and development.
To promote the increased use of the state-of-the-art ICT hardware and software resources that will improve and sustain the productivity of FUTO staff and students to international standards at all times in areas of students laboratories, Applications Development, Teaching and Research, Staff Training and Consultancy.
The philosophy of the ICT Centre is to develop capabilities that will enable 24-hour resolution of problems for optimal performance and benefit of both staff and students.