FUTA students win 2013 ISPON national software cup

Oladapo Oluwadora Glory, Aboluwarin Olaluwa David and Banjo Mofesola Paul of the Federal University of Technology  FUTA , Akure  have won  ISPON software cup 2013, they were among  the 70 students from the Nigerian higher educational institutions that  competed  in the 2013 Institute  of Software Practitioners  of Nigeria, ISPON  national software conference and competition holding in Tinapa Business Resort, Calabar, Cross Rivers to win Software Innovation price.

Twenty one schools including Usman Danfodiyo, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, University of Benin, Delta State University, Anambra State University, uli, Federal Polytechnic, Okoh, Niger Delta University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Uyo City University, Covernany University, Ajayi Crowther University, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife among others are participating in the national software contest hosted by the Cross Rivers State government for three years running.

However, 24 teams in different categories including mobile app, web app, desktop app, and  mobile game   battled  to win  software innovation price sponsored by Main One, Nigerian Communications Commission, NEXIM Bank, NITDA among others.

At the event that attracted key industry stakeholders and university Vice Chancellors, participants among other things discussed how best software strategies can help retool the workforce.

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