The presidency has hailed Zenox Technologies.
News Rain Nigeria learned that Nigerian Presidency on Wednesday lauded the unprecedented strides of Zinox Technologies Ltd., a leading indigenous technology company.
This was when Nigeria’s topmost office hosted the representatives of the foremost indigenous technology company which included, the Managing Director, Mrs. Kelechi Eze-Okonta who was accompanied by the company’s Research and Development Manager, Onochie Eche Chukwuma, and Special Adviser on Political Affairs to the Nasarawa State Governor, Hon. Dikko Mohammed at the State House, Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday.
Presidency Hails Zinox Technologies, Calls It Nigeria’s Pride
In his remarks at the event, Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, while showering encomiums on Zinox, which he hailed as the pride of Nigeria, said: “We are delighted to host the Managing Director of our own homegrown technology behemoth, Zinox Technologies Ltd, at State House, Abuja.”
The presidential aide also used the opportunity to address the current administration’s drive to promote and enthrone local content.
He specifically, made reference to the executive order No. 5 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on February 2, 2018, which mandated all Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) of government to give preference to Nigerian companies and firms in the award of contracts, in line with the Public Procurement Act, 2007; as well as engage indigenous professionals in the planning, design, and execution of national security projects and maximize in-country capacity in all contracts and transactions with science, engineering and technology components.
More so, he noted that this, among other policies and initiatives by the Buhari administration, was designed to empower indigenous capacities in the technology sector as well as promote ease of doing business in Nigeria.
Commending the company for the quality of its personnel, Adesina said: ‘‘Kelechi Eze-Okonta is a repository of the history and capacities of Zinox. She is in her elements when she talks about technology, and what her company brings to the table, and still has up its sleeves. And when you receive such ‘techy’ guests, they usually don’t come empty-handed. They brought a sleek Zinox laptop computer’
In her own remarks, Mrs. Eze-Okonta, who traced the history of Zinox’s many pioneering feats in the Nigerian technology ecosystem, provided rich insights into the company’s exciting trajectory from an indigenous computer manufacturing giant to its current status as an integrated technology and solutions powerhouse.
She disclosed that Zinox has shown strength from a global standpoint, as evident in the confidence shown by renowned multinationals such as Shell, Chevron which relies on it for its workstation deployments; as well as the European Union (EU) which recently attested to the authenticity of the brand by adopting the Zinox Elite Laptop as the device of choice for the support of immunization/Vaccination Governance in Nigeria (EU-SIGN) project.
She also stated that Zinox remains at the forefront of bridging the gap to new and emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Learning, and Robotics, among others, for millions of Nigerians. In addition, she revealed that the company is presently responding to the yearnings of its growing customers, having diversified into other new verticals such as alternative power solutions, lifestyle, and smart home appliances, among others.