Education/Countries/Nigeria/Yabatech Wikipedia Education Program Seminar

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The Yabatech Wikipedia Education Program Seminar in Nigeria was held at the department of Art and Industrial Design, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria on 19 November 2015. The seminar was organized by the Wikipedia Education Program team led by Olatunde Isaac to discuss the role of Wikipedia Education Program in open knowledge and how academic institutions, staff and student can contribute to Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Projects. The seminar was organized as part of Wiki Loves Africa 2015 and became the first Wikipedia Education Program event organized by the team. No article was created during the seminar but a lecture was delivered on how Wikipedia works.



The seminar began at exactly 10:am and in attendance was the Head of the Department, Mrs Lemon Abigail and Dr.(Mrs.) Akeredolu Ifeoma Augustina (Ph.D), a Principal lecturer and Head of Department, Home Economics. A total number of 52 people attended the seminar. The attendee comprises 7 academic staffs, 28 males and 17 female students. At the end of the seminar, 21 attendee which includes 5 academic staffs and 16 students joined the Wikimedia user Group Nigeria.