Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is my pleasure to welcome you all to this great Launch of Ovim PC Tablets by Fasmicro and Microscale. I feel very humbled to deliver this speech on behalf of the Executives and members of the promoters of Semiconductor Industry Association of Nigeria (SIAN). I want to assure everyone present here that your gracing this occasion today is not by chance but by divine providence and each one of us will go home with something tangible and it is going to be a memorable event.
As part of efforts to actualise and lend our support for the dream of Nigeria becoming world 20th best economy in the nearest future, also to sensitise our talented and intelligent graduates, and as part of measure to reduce brain drain in Nigeria, the operators and stakeholders in the field of Semiconductor and Electronic Engineering is introducing Semiconductor Industry Association of Nigeria aka SIAN.
Semiconductor is the driving force that Blazes the trail in the evolution of technology in the world today, which has in the recent years evolved to an Emerging & Modern Technologies which popularly construed to what we now have as smart devices. Semiconductor Industry Association of Nigeria is determined to foster growth and development as well as making Nigerians most-sought-for in the world in terms of creative and innovative Engineers in chip design and manufacturing. Therefore, I use this medium to solicit for the help of the Government, Corporate bodies, Universities and other Tertiary institutions offering Electronic Engineering courses to lend their support to the growth and advancement of this noble Association (SIAN).
Finally, the Management and members of Semiconductor Industry Association of Nigeria (SIAN) are seizing this medium to congratulate our co-founding members – Fasmicro and Microscale companies in the launching of their product Contract Design and Manufacturing & OVIM PC Tablet. This, we believe will be the stepping stone for all their other solutions and products that would be launched for the enjoyment of all Nigerians and the entire world.
I thank everyone for your attention and for listening to me.
I wish each and every one of you journey mercies back to your respective destinations.
Thank you and May God bless.
Engr. Felix Akubueze Onyema
President, SIAN 2011.
* Prepared remark of SIAN President