Wikimedia User Group Nigeria/Wikimedia Fan Club, Adekunle Ajasin University

The Wikimedia Fan Club Adekunle Ajasin University, shall be for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and staff with the main purpose of contributing to Wikimedia and her related projects. This club shall resident at the University Campus and run by the students with coordination from Wikimedia UG Nigeria (WUGN). This club will seek to promote Wikimedia project among the students through the execution of projects and training as a way of exposing the students to the movement.

The success of this project will primarily be to raise young Wikimedians among bonafide students of UI and also to promote our local languages on Wikipedia. It will also help to integrate Wikimedia into the school curriculum.

We aim to achieve this 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

Staff AdvisorEdit

ObjectivesEdit

  • 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.

Proposed ActivitiesEdit

  • Organizing Edit-a-thons for Wikipedia, Wikisource, Wikibooks, and Wikidata in Nigeria
  • Promote editing of Nigeria-related content on Wikimedia projects
  • Wikipedia Campus Ambassadors
  • Open Street Maps Editing
  • Wikimedia In Residence (WIR)

Contact informationEdit

  • olaniyanshola15 at gmail.com
  • ashiomamedi at gmail.com
  • wikimedia-ng@lists.wikimedia.org

Members present at the launching of the programEdit

MetricsEdit

Events & ActivitiesEdit