By Dele Yaya, NTI TESSA Coordinator

It was with great pomp and excitement that the National Teachers’ Institute, NTI, Kaduna, Nigeria distributed instructional materials to her study centres and various educational institutions. The event took place on 19th October 2010 at the NTI Convocation Pavilion.

In his welcome address, the Director General and Chief Executive of NTI, Dr. Aminu Ladan Sharehu, highlighted the contributions of the NTI towards the development of teacher education in Nigeria. He explained that the event is to flag-off the distribution and donation of equipment and materials to NTI study centres and tertiary institutions. He explained that “in appreciation of the cooperation and good will we receive from our sister organisations, we are donating to them some stock of books that they can use to enrich their libraries as reference materials”. He commended the UK-based Computer Aid International that donated the 500 sets of computers.