The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, UNN, Prof Benjamin Ozumba on Wednesday, May 16, 2017 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.
In his own words: “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 this is only the initial phase of what he described as a Campus-Wide Surveillance Camera.
“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 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.