VENTURES AFRICA – Zinox Computers, Nigeria’s major computer manufacturer, has been awarded the Computer Company of the Year 2012 by the Nigerian Telecom Awards, according to reports.
Presenting the award was the Chairman of the board of Trustees of the Nigerian Telecom Awards, Chief Alex Akinyele, who also is a former Minister of Information, and chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC).
Akinyele revealed the company was awarded based on its superb performance during the voters’ registration exercise for the 2011 elections. He noted that Zinox not only delivered ahead of INEC’s lead-time but succeeded in laying the foundation for the 2011 general elections.
The Chairman said that the company clinched the award purely on merit, adding that award is a mark of honor, acknowledgement and respect.
Chairman of the Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh, received the award on behalf of the company, expressing gratitude to the awards team, and enumerating part of the company’s new capacity develpment projects.
According to reports, Zinox recently demonstrated impressive corporate social responsibility with the donation over 100 million naira ($640,000) worth of patrol vans and security gadgets to Lagos State and Imo State.
Zinox is the No.1 Integrated ICT solutions Group in Africa, providing solutions to 70 percent of Nigeria’s educational sector; designed and delivered the largest single E-Library project in Africa amongst other critical projects; and hosts over 2 million e-books accessible with the Zinox Card.