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*UNN VC Commissions Video Surveillance Cameras in Campuses*

by Happynaija

*UNN VC Commissions Video Surveillance Cameras in Campuses*

*In his effort to strengthen security around the campuses, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Benjamin Ozumba on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 commissioned surveillance cameras mounted in strategic locations in Nsukka and Enugu campuses of the university*

*During  the commissioning at Nsukka campus, Prof.  Ozumba expressed happiness that the university was moving at a high pace in the use of modern security and communication gadgets.*

*“This is a modern technology for security and I am happy   it is deployed in our university”, the Vice-Chancellor said while addressing a handful of university security personnel and ICT technicians who witnessed the commissioning exercise.*

*The Director of ICT of the university, Dr Olisa Okeke explained that the plan to install  the surveillance cameras around the campuses was conceived by the Vice-Chancellor three years ago after his visit to China.*

*“It was a comprehensive plan to cover the  entire university, what we are witnessing today is the Phase 1 of the project”, Dr Okeke  said.*

*The Director described the project as a tremendous investment by the Ozumba’s administration which would enhance the security of lives and property in the university.*

*The cameras, according to Dr Okeke are powered by solar energy, with intelligent software for monitoring.*

*“They are configured with Internet Protocol address which enables us use them with our network”, added Engr Chinemerem Igbokwe an ICT anchor person for the project.*

*Chidubem  explained that the cameras could store recorded images for a period of over three months and that there were plans to improve the storage capacity.*

*Eight security personnel, according to Igbokwe had been trained on how to use the cameras.*

*In his response, the acting Chief Security Officer of the university, Sir, R.C. Nwafor  thanked the Vice-Chancellor for boosting  the performance of the security department with the deployment of the cameras.*

*“We cannot overemphasis our heartfelt joy over your unflinching attention and benevolence to the Security Department since your assumption of office in June 2014”, Nwafor said while commending the Vice-Chancellor for lifting the ban on the promotion of staff in the security unit.*

*The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Prof Charles Igwe also witnessed the commissioning exercise which was anchored by the Public Relations Officer, Chief (Dr) Okwun Omeaku.*

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