Information Communication Technology as an Effective Communication Tool in Rural Communities for the Post Covid 19 Era


  • Awoyemi Samson Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute, Km 18, Ilorin-Ajase-Ipo Highway, Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Olusanya Dotun Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute, Km 18, Ilorin-Ajase-Ipo Highway, Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Adefila Opeyemi Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute, Km 18, Ilorin-Ajase-Ipo Highway, Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Akinwumi Festus Federal School of Statistics, Ajibode road, Shasha, Ibadan, Nigeria


Information communication technology, Rural community, Communication


This paper exposes the numerous sectors where benefits are imbued through the deployment of information and communication technology in conducting individual or communal task in rural communities despite the limitations presented due to the covid 19 pandemic. Using an expository style, the components of information and communication technology (ICT) are x-rayed as an independent concept, while its impact in ensuring effective communication in challenging conditions, in this case, rural community and the covid 19 pandemic. Furthermore, the numerous formats and constituent combinations of information and communication technology paraphernalia are highlighted. Particularly, areas of importance and relevance of information and communication technology in the post pandemic era are vigorously treated with insight into areas such as education, research, business, healthcare, governance and lifestyle. Finally, useful recommendations for all stakeholders are made for optimum productivity to be achieved.


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How to Cite

Awoyemi Samson, Olusanya Dotun, Adefila Opeyemi, & Akinwumi Festus. (2023). Information Communication Technology as an Effective Communication Tool in Rural Communities for the Post Covid 19 Era. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 46(1), 14–24. Retrieved from