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New Ekiti state website enhances transparency

March 1, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

Kayode Fayemi, Governor Nigeria’s Ekiti state, has declared yesterday his administration is ready to integrate fully Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

Kayode Fayemi, Governor Nigeria's Ekiti state, is happy about future the preliminary success of the Ekiti state's website. (image: file)

He even launched a new official website for the state. The new website will enhance accountability and transparency in governance he believes. The website is also expected to be interactive, easing access to government by providing diverse information on government activities.

The website also linked to Social Media sites like Facebook, Slideshare, Google Plus, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube, as well as mobile applications for Android and Blackberry devices, while Nokia and iPhone versions will be released within a month. Since its’ launch, the website has become the second most visited in Nigeria.

Ekiti is said to be the first state to have Quick Reference (QR) Codes integrated into its website. Fayemi also disclosed that his administration was providing laptops for students in public secondary schools.

While, the Ekiti State University (EKSU) is expected to be fully connected to the internet in two months time to allow students access to e-library. The site is expected to serve as an interactive platform between the people of the State and the government to get feedback and as means of engaging the younger generation.

Segun Adekoye

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3 Responses to New Ekiti state website enhances transparency

  1. That is a good well coming development to Ekiti State in term of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

  2. I am happy my state has gone ahead of others in IT. Dr Kayode Fayemi you are great, keep the flag flying.

  3. From what I have seen, Dr Kayode Fayemi will surely move Ekiti State from the jungle to civilization. Let us rally round him so that he succeeds.

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