28 February 2013

Nigeria: FG to Partner Omatek On Made-in-Nigeria Computers

Lagos — The Minister of Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga has said that Federal Government would work with indigenous computer manufacturer, OMATEK, to make available made-in-Nigeria computers to educational institutions across the country.

Aganga said that the partnership was in line with the Nigerian Industrial Revolution Plan and the Local Patronage Initiative of the Ministry of Trade and Investment.

He spoke during his official visit to Omatek Computers Limited factory in Lagos

Aganga said: "We will be able to achieve the much needed linkage between our abundant natural resources and the application of appropriate technology and production processes through the application of ICT in our Schools and Industries.

"We are designing a strategy for a workable partnership between the government, Omatek and the banks to make available your Made-in-Nigeria Computers to all our Schools and Colleges."

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