Prospects and challenges of android phone maintenance and repairs among electronic craftsmen in Niger State
Sunday A Alome, Bamidele AO Ogumah
The study was conducted to ascertain the prospects and challenges of android phone maintenance and repairs among electronic craftsmen in Niger state. The study was a survey research in which data was collected through a 20 items questionnaire on a population of 50 respondents purposely sampled. 6 electronic teachers, from Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, College of Education (COE) Minna and Government Technical College (GTC) Minna and 44 electronic technicians from Bida, Minna, Kontagora and Suleja. Data collected from the research questions was analysed using mean and standard deviation on a 4-point rating scale, while t-test was used to test the null hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. Findings of the study revealed prospects and challenges of android phone maintenance and repairs amongst electronic craftsmen in Niger state, it further revealed the challenges associated with electronic technicians in the use of modern tools and equipment in maintenance and repair of android phone. the study suggested that Government should open skill acquisitions centres for training and retraining of electronic craftsmen to equip them with the requisite skills to enable them cope with modern challenges in new technological innovations in android phone maintenance and repairs.