Hamzat hosts XHS team, lauds firm’s contribution to education in Lagos
Obafemi Hamzat, deputy governor of Lagos State, has expressed appreciation to the management of XHS Nigeria Limited for consistently delivering quality equipment and solutions to the Lagos examination board for the past fourteen years which he said has enhanced the productivity of the state board.
Hamzat, however, encouraged the XHS team to keep up and sustain the good work.
The Deputy Governor made this statement over the weekend during a courtesy visit of XHS Nigeria Limited management team to the State House led by the MD/CEO, Femi Okunade on the firm’s effort at delivering 21st century smart office solutions to Lagos state.
He expressed readiness of the state government to partner with the company and encouraged Okunade to meet and propose solutions that will be beneficial to the state through the Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hakeem Popoola Fahm and his team.
Responding, Okunade expressed his team’s gratitude to the state government for giving XHS Nigeria the privilege to share in its responsibility of executing the state T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda by providing Print Management solutions across the MDAs to support e-Governance reduce cost of printing and enhance productivity.
Also, he informed the deputy governor of his team’s willingness to partner with the state Printing Corporation by deploying the world class Xerox Iridesse production press.
“We are ready to provide 21st century smart office solutions (digitisation of documents, Scanners, Multifunctional Printers, Industrial and high-end production devices) to the corporation,” he stated.
Lagos State government’s promise came after the recently held five days physical and virtual open house exhibition of XHS Nigeria Limited, sole distributors of Xerox print equipment and consumables, document solutions provider in Nigeria in partnership with Lagos State Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) with the theme “21st Century Smart Office Exhibition” at the Ahmed Bola Tinubu ICT Centre, Alausa, Lagos.
The exhibition was organised in order to address the pressing challenges of having 21st century smart office solutions like Lagos State. It showcased the Xerox array of 21stcentury office solutions and was in attendance at the opening ceremony, Commissioner of Science & Technology.
The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Science & Technology; Segun Adeniji, senior special Advisor to the Governor on Science & Technology, Saheed Balogun, Yinka Soroungbe; Director ICT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Kadri Samsideen, unit head of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre and many more senior staff of Lagos State government who joined the exhibition virtually.
During a paper presentation, the Commissioner Ministry of Science & Technology; Popoola Fahm said that Xerox is partnering the ministry to brace the trail in deploying the right technology to meet the post Covid-19 office work infrastructural requirements of Lagos State MDAs.
According to him, “The exhibition of document technologies was to empower the over 57,000 employees of Lagos State MDAs to work smarter in the office environment and even remotely anytime from any part of the world workplace using Xerox Connect key technology which is reshaping the 21st century office into a smart office”.