Alpha Beta floats fund to immortalise slain alumnus

Late David Nketim-Rex

Emmanuel Awosika  

Alpha Beta Consulting has established an endowment in honour of late David Nketim-Rex, a graduate of the University of Lagos who died in a robbery attack on January 15, 2021 in Lagos. 

The management of Alpha Beta Consulting presented a bank draft of one million, two hundred and fifty thousand naira (N1,250,000) to the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Professor Obanisola Mufutau Sadiq, for the endowment fund on February 8, 2021. 

The bank draft is expected to cover the cost of an annual scholarship (N250,000) for the next five years.

The annual scholarship will be presented to the best graduating student of the Systems Engineering department at the convocation ceremony. 

Head, Projects and Corporate affairs, Alpha Beta Consulting, Mr Opeyemi Ogungbo, said the endowment was part of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts to immortalise the slain alumnus. 

He thanked the university for giving the company a chance to reward and inspire outstanding students of the Department of Systems Engineering. 

Present at the meeting were Acting Head of the Department of Systems Engineering, Dr. T.T. Akano; Head, Corporate Services, Alpha Beta Consulting, Mrs. Morounkeji Folasade; and Head, Client Management, Alpha Beta Consulting, Mrs. Modupe Odubajo.

The deceased, David Nketim-Rex, graduated from the Department of Systems Engineering, UNILAG in 2018. 

He placed second at the Master the Mainframe competition, organised by AngelHack and the IBM Z Initiative, aged 19. 

Alpha Beta Consulting is an Information Technology (IT) firm committed to improving revenue collection for governments. It provides professional advice and support for information and financial systems

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