Am A Product of Nigerian Education System -Prof Aisha Gombe

Aisha Gombe, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Louisiana State

University, USA, has expressed her readiness to give back to her home

country through her expertise in education by influencing the standard of teaching Computer Science in Nigerian universities to meet global standards.

Prof Aisha Gombe , who just got a grant from the United States Security

Agency for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensic Laboratories,disclosed this

plan during a visit to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO,Nigerians in Diaspora commission (NiDCOM), in her office in Abuja.

“The world is evolving, so we are currently working with Gombe State

University in Computer Science education through active learning,improving their curriculum, teaching more classes in artificial intelligence into science and more.”

“We are also working on modalities that will allow sending some of their

PhD students to me for bench work”, Gombe stated.

She has also funded 5 Nigerians to pursue their PhD in the United


According to her, home is forever home and as a proud Nigerian, there

are a lot of opportunities, expertise and resources she can bring back


Gombe reiterated that part of her work in USA involved working with

National and State Security Agencies on Cybersecurity and Digital Forensic. She was excited about her meeting with Vice President, Kashim Shetimma ,whom, she said, was already facilitating an

arrangement for her to carry out capacity development training for multiple agencies in Nigeria.

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa who congratulated Aisha Gombe on her appointment following the United States National Security Agency grant of $1.5m to Louisiana State University for Cybersecurity Prototype Clinic (lab) for

experiential, noted that the country is very proud of her.

Aisha Ali Gombe obtained her Bachelors degree from University of Abuja

and her MBA at Bayero University, Kano, before leaving to the USA.



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