Hauwei launches $6 million Innovation & Experience center in Nigeria

Chinese telecommunications firm Hauwei, has launched an innovation and experience center equipped with state of the art ICT facilities  in Lagos, which cost about $6 million  to facilitate ICT innovations and training amongst the teeming youths as well as nurture IT talents and skills in the country.

The Minister of Communciations , Barr. Adebayo Shittu while   lauding  the company's contribution in empowering Nigerian youths in the area of ICT capacity development at the launching in Lagos over the weekend,  said  the government is leveraging the benefits of the digital revolution with strategic partnership with Huawei as a leading global supplier of ICT products, solutions and services.

 “This is an epoch making event for a number of reasons, but  most importantly is the fact that the present government is easily the first government to come on stage leveraging the benefits of the digital revolution with strategic partnerships with Huawei Chinese company as a leading global supplier of ICT products, solutions and services. Therefore, I would like to use this opportunity to express my appreciation on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria to Huawei Technologies for partnering with the Ministry in the area of Human and Institutional capacity development.”


The Managing Director of Hauwei Teccnologies company for Nigeria, Mr. Frank Li  in his words said the company will continue to invest and channel resources  into   the Nigerian  ICT ecosystem and in other African countries to spark innovations  in order to drive digital economy.

“Huawei is dedicated to investment of industry innovation driven by both customer needs and new technologies. Huawei will continuously adhere to its strategic focus, investment, and the relentless pursuit of a strategic breakthrough to face all challenges together with its partners,” he said.
The Chinese Consular General in Lagos, Mr. Chao Xiaoliang also  in his speech commended the effort of Hauwei in sharing their experience in ICT innovation in Nigeria to boost social and economic development.

 “I would like to congratulate Huawei on the successful commissioning of the Innovation and Experience Centre. Chinese companies, such as Huawei, are willing to share their experience in ICT innovation  in order to boost the social and economic development of Nigeria. I wish China and Nigeria a long-lasting relationship and prosperous future,” he said.
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