OEMs in Nigeria form Certified Computer Manufacturers of Nigeria (CCMON) advocacy

OEMs in Nigeria form Certified Computer Manufacturers of Nigeria (CCMON) advocacy

Major leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in Nigeria have come together to form a body that would further strengthen local content advocacy in the country.

According to the OEMs, which included BRIAN Integrated Systems, BETA Computers, OMATEK computers, VEDA Technologies and ZINOX Technologies, formed a body known as Certified Computer Manufacturers of Nigeria (CCMON).

The coordinator of CCMON, Bode Pedro, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of VEDA Technologies, said that the coming together of the firms have been in the pipeline for quite some time but that the right time has come for it, especially now that there is renewed impetus from the government towards the support and growth of local content in ICT.

The main objectives of CCMON, according to Pedro, included working with all relevant stakeholders to grow the capacity of Nigeria computer manufacturers that will generate increased employment, strengthening the Naira and ensure the growth of local economy.

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