Summary of ngNOG 09, Covenant University, Otta: Nov 02nd -09th 2014

The 9th edition of the annual series of the Nigerian Network Operators' Group (ngNOG) Workshop and Meetings, was successfully held at the Covenant University (CU) from 02 - 09 November, 2014.

Seventy one (71) delegates from 22 Institutions and Organizations participated in the four parallel tracks of the 2014 ngNOG workshop in Canaan Land, Ota. This compares to the 97 delegates from 32 institutions at ngNOG 2012 in Kaduna and 62 delegates from 18 institutions in the five tracks of ngNOG 2013 in Benin.

Professor Charles Ayo, the Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University declared the workshop open while welcoming participants and expressing his appreciation to the Forum for according CU the honor of being the first private Institution to host the ngNOG event.

The Vice Chancellor also expressed his enthusiasm towards the event for being organized and hosted by Nigerians in order to build internal capacity. This is said is in line with Covenant University’s’ vision of being “1 of 10 in 10”.

Participants were also taken on a tour of CU where they had a feel of Canaan land and its environs. They also visited the neighboring Bells University which is a few kilometers from Covenant University.

The distribution of the 71 delegates to the 2014 workshop tracks is given below: