Microsoft Nigeria has opened a new office in Lagos

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Microsoft has restated its commitment towards growing the
Information Communication Technology sector in the country.
Microsoft reiterated its commitment at the opening of a new
office in Civic Tower, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Expressing his delight at the opening of the office, Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Communications and Technology,
Arc.  Sonny Echono, said that, “It is good to know that
Microsoft is committed to increasing capacity in the ICT
industry in Nigeria, and this is capable of deepening
participation and widening the scope of technology in Nigeria,
which also present opportunities for potential investors.”
L-R: ARC. Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Communications; Kabelo Makwane,
Managing Director, Microsoft Nigeria;Funke Opeke,
Chief Executive Officer, Mainone Cable Company
Nigeria Ltd and Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank at a
Media Briefing held today in celebration of the New
Microsoft Office at the Iconic Civic Towers, Victoria

Island, Lagos.

Commenting on the opening of the office which was also graced
by Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank and Funke Opeke,
Chief Executive Officer, Mainone Cable Company Nigeria
Ltd, the Managing Director, Microsoft Nigeria, Kabelo
Makwane, said that, “This office presents us the opportunity to
invest and enable us localize our capability to impact the
Nigerian market and forge strategic partnerships such as the
one with MainOne, which is an extension of our offerings.’’
Kabelo added that, “Microsoft is excited to partner with the
government in the areas of innovation on a global scale,
creation of employment through capacity building and skills
acquisition program for young talented individuals.”
One of the transformation partners present at the event, CEO,
MainOne Cable Company Nigeria Limited, Funke Opeke,
stated that, “As a partner, we have been working with
Microsoft for 18 months, offering commercial cloud services to
our customers in Nigeria and we have confidently delivered
uninterrupted services; thanks to the technology provided by
Microsoft.”

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