The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) is the umbrella organization of all Information Technology (IT) Professionals, Interest Groups and Stakeholders in Nigeria, formed in 1978 as Computer Association of Nigeria (COAN); and Transformed into NCS in 2002 as a result of harmonization with other stakeholders and interest groups.

NCS is the national platform for the advancement of Information Technology Science and Practice in Nigeria whose mission is advancement of Information Technology Science and Practice; and their deployments as solutions and business enablers to all industry practices of human endeavor.

The group’s primary role bothers on:

1. Promotion of the education and training of Computer & Information Scientists, Computer Engineers, Information Architects and Information Technology & Systems Professionals

2. Actively encourage research in the advancement of Computer & Information Science, Information Technology & Systems, and practice; and disseminate results of scientific works carried out in industry, military and education sectors.

3. To promote the interchange of information about the sciences and arts of information processing and management among specialists and the public.

Therefore, history was made on Thursday, 18th of November, 2021 at the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos State as Chief Hope Chukwudi Uwaga from Abia State meritoriously made it to be amongst 44 other Nigerians confirmed as worthy 2021 Professional Fellows of Nigeria Computer Society Nationwide.

It is worth noting that the Ohuhu Information Technology professional was the only Abian that was elevated and inducted into the 2021 reverend Professional Fellow of Nigeria Computer Society ( NCS ).

I felicitate with Hon Uwaga on this huge outstanding feat attained as a proof of hardwork and service to humanity.

May God give you the wisdom and enablement to continue to contribute to the growth of your new group and to the development of our country at large.

Senator Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad, Governor of Bauchi State, Ugwuanyi Ifeanyi Lawrence, Governor of Enugu State, Abdullahi Sule, Governor of Nasarawa State were given honorary recognitions at the epoch making event.

Ikechukwu Kelvin Okorie