Pantami, Others to Flag Off TD Africa’s Tech Centre October 1
Come October 1, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami is expected to flag off TD Africa’s Tech Centre in Lagos.
Other technology stakeholders including
Corporate egg-heads and other dignitaries, not exceeding 50 guests in line with the current guidelines on public gatherings occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic are expected at the launch.
In a statement signed by the Zinox Group image strategist, Gideon Ayogu, TD Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest tech, lifestyle and solutions distributor and one of the companies in the Zinox Group would unveil the Tech Experience Centre, “An ambitious technology project that is widely expected to bridge the gap to cutting-edge technology for millions of Nigerians.
“This is first time in the history of man and technology that global tech giants such as Cisco, Dell EMC, HP, Microsoft, Samsung, Philips, Bosch, Schneider Electric and Zinox are coming together to establish their respective experience centres under one roof to create a truly immersive and rich experience of latest technologies in action.
“The revolutionary Tech Experience Centre, the first of its kind in Africa, is set for launch on Thursday, October 1st 2020, incidentally the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary by 12noon; with the launch streamed live online for the benefit of tech enthusiasts”.
He maintained that the tech centre situated within the Yudala’s corporate building would boost Nigeria’s relevance in the global technology race and shore up the country’s march to technology independence.
He disclosed that Nigeria would play host to the latest global technologies including those not normally available in Africa, offering all classes of visitors a first-hand experience of new gadgets, solutions and infrastructure that would have previously required a visit abroad, thereby saving corporate organizations, government establishments and individuals money or scarce foreign exchange expended on these trips for the first time. Adding that the event would be streamed live to millions of Nigerians via various digital channels and lots of globally-renowned international tech giants, all of whom will be housed within the Tech Experience Centre,