Internet Society Nigeria Elects New Executives
TECH DIGEST – The Nigeria chapter of Internet Society, a non-profit organization founded on December 11, 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access and policy has elected new members into its executive to pilot the affairs of the organization for another three years.
In a keenly contested election for the Nigeria chapter, Caleb Ogundele was elected President, while Olorundare Kunle was elected Vice President.
Other members elected into the EXCO include Adebunmi Akinbo, Seretary; Bukola Oronti, Treasurer; Chinwe Ogbujah, Program Secretary; Igba Priscilia, Financial Secretary and Bola Ahmed Tijani as Public Relations Officer.
Speaking to ITPulse, the Vice President- elect, Engr. Olorundare Kunle said he will work with the new EXCO to drive membership through value proposition, stressing that it is when members and non-members see value that they will be encouraged to be more committed or become a member as the case may be.
“If there is no value proposition the drive for membership will not be effective,” said Engr. Olorundare, who is the outgoing Chairman of Protocols & Stardards Working Group of the Internet Society in Nigeria and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers.
According to him, the roadmaps for driving membership will include creation of social media platforms to engage the community and to woo new members.
Apart from that, Olorundare also noted that the Internet Society in Nigeria will be involved in several conferences and seminars in Africa and globally and have regular meeting of ISOC members.