Wikimedia User Group Nigeria/Wikimedia Fan Club, Kwara State University
The Wikimedia Fan Club Kwara State University, Kwara State is an undergraduate, postgraduate students, and staff user group of the university with the main purpose of contributing to Wikimedia and its related projects. This club resides at the University Campus for full-time students and off-campus for part time students. The club is cordinated by the students with support from Wikimedia User Group Nigeria (WUGN). The club is aimed at promoting Wikimedia projects among students and staff through the execution of projects and training as a way of exposing the students to the movement.
The success of its projects is mainly to raise young and enthusiastic Wikimedians among the students and staff of KWASU as well as to promote and create visibility for African scholars and the African local languages on the largest online encyclopedia. The club will also help to integrate Wikimedia into the school curriculum and promote life-long learning.
This fan club aimed to achieve its set objectives by hosting several projects and events such as: edit-a-thons, GLAMs, Wikipedia Education programs and related projects, which aim to promote Wikimedia projects in the institution. The club will plan Wikimedian Ambassador program that rotates among the student on yearly basis. The selected person shall be the face of Wikimedia in the school.
Mrs. Margob28 Mariam T. Gobir, Department of English and Linguistics , Kwara State University, Malete.
- To initiate, support, promote, and participate in projects of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
- To create, organize, develop, and engage in activities that promote free, responsible open-content resources and reference materials in English and Yoruba languages where there are existing communities.
- To collaborate, cooperate, network, and associate with Hubs and Fan Clubs of Wikimedians as well as with institutions, organizations and individuals to promote the free culture movement.
- To facilitate programs that will achieve these listed above.
Club Leaders 2021/2022 Session
- President: Bukola James Bukky658
- Vice President: Abdulshakur Abiodun AmbaliAbiodun Lambaba
- Finiancial Secretary: Linason Blessing C. Linason Blessing
- Publicity and Social Media 2:Sulaimon Islamiyat Olaitan Islamiyat Olaitan
- Welfare Director: Aishat Opeyemi Daud Yeesher
- Public Related Officer:Oba Sophia Oluwafunmilola Sophie Uplift