Abia State Polytechnic Wins ISPON 2011 National Software Cup, Vanguard Reports

In a keenly contested software competition involving 16 schools from the Nigerian tertiary institutions at the African premier business resort Tinapa, Calabar, Cross River state, three students from the Abia State Polytechnic won the 2011  national software Innovation cup organized for students in the Nigerian tertiary institutions.

The national software conference and competition with the theme: “A framework for software as a national imperative for 21st century Nigeria” was organized by the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, (ISPON)

The software code warriors from the department of Computer science of the Polytechnic including Enyika Iheanyichukwu, Anyadike Iheanyi and Nkoro Anselem had during their presentation before panel of judges showcased biometric electronic voting system which has the capabilities of doing bio-metric voting system, facilitating voter’s registration, eliminating dual registration via fingerprint verification, compilation of credible voters register, monitoring conduct of political parties , among others.

The winners will be given cash price of one million naira  (N1,000,000) in addition to a promise of one million naira, (N1,000,000) also from the state government

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