Daily Trust (Abuja)

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."

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Daily Trust. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.