ADAPTATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY IN EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOKOTO STATE, NIGERIA
Keywords:Information, Communication, Technology, Adoption, Administration, Sustainable national development
The paper focused on the influence of Information and Communications Technology for effective administration of tertiary institutions in Sokoto state for national development of the education sector in Nigeria. Despite the power of computers to enhance and improve effective administration, improper implementation is a widespread issue beyond the reach of increased funding and technological advances with little evidence that administrators are properly integrating ICT into everyday work. Information and Communication Technology can contribute to universal access to work, equity in education, the effective delivery of quality information and more efficient management, governance and administration. Three research questions and two hypotheses were stated and posed with 140 respondents, frequency, percentage and chi-square statistics were used in data analysis. The findings indicated that, there were no available ICT gadgets for effective administration in tertiary institutions in Sokoto State, there was a significant influence of ICT on effective administration in tertiary institutions in Sokoto state and there was no significant influence of ICT application for effective administration of tertiary institutions on national development in Sokoto state were all rejected. Conclusion and recommendations were made to include, Training and retraining of administrators need to be introduced and strengthen, especially in the area of ICT usage and application in the administra????on of tertiary education in Sokoto state.