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The Application of (ICT), in Nigeria, for Research and Development, Its Sustainability; in Our Society, (A Case Study of 2,800 Business Centre Sampled)
Language, Literature and Culture
Vol.2 , No. 2, Publication Date: Apr. 19, 2019, Page: 49-61
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Prince Awojoodu Soji, Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, Oduduwa University, Ile-Ife Kingdom, Nigeria.

 
Abstract
 

This research work was carried out, to find the application of (ICT), Information and Communication Technology and its sustainability in the 4 Local governments, namely: (Ife East, Ife South, Ife Central and Ife North), local government areas, in Ile – Ife Kingdom of Osun State, Nigeria. 2,800 open questionnaires were distributed to 4 Local Governments, out of which 700 was used in each local government. A total of 28 different locations were visited and sampled in all the four Local Governments, out of which 100 questionnaires were used in each location. It was gathered that above 70% of the people from the four local governments, supported that the application and sustainability of (ICT), Information and Communication Technology, was important in our society while below 30% of the people could not even understand whether the application and sustainability of Information and Communication Technology, has importance or not. The results from the questionnaires when using Pearson two-tailed correlation coefficient, however revealed that there was a significant difference from all the business centre visited and sampled, (p> 0.01) and (p > 0.05 respectively, table 5. This shows a strong positive correlation, which implying that, the application and sustainability of (ICT), Information and Communication Technology, is strongly influenced and enhanced the people’s support in our society, had therefore, made this research work to become a reality, (p>0.01) and (p > 0.05, table 5. The reasons may be due to the fact that, there was only a few aspects of our life nowadays which are unaffected by ICT. For example, in the office, factory or at home, visiting a bank, supermarket or garage and in many other places, etc. Barchart was used to depict the summary data of each of the local government areas sampled in Ile – Ife Kingdom, of Osun State Nigeria.


Keywords
 

4 Local Governments, Osun State, Different Locations, Pearson Correlation


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