Determined to expand multi-sector customer reach, SKLD Integrated Services formerly known as School Kits Limited has added four strategic business units in Retail, Wholesale, Humanitarian Aid Supply and Garment Production.
Temilola Adepetun, managing director of the company stated this at the company’s 20th anniversary celebration in Lagos emphasising that SKLD remains committed to the development and growth of education in Nigeria.
Adepetun says the company plans to establish its operations in other states within Nigeria, adding that SKLD Integrated Services plans to make an inroad into West African countries.
Commenting on the future aspiration of the company, the managing director said the company will like to see the textile industry in Nigeria fully revived in order to put its garment production facility to fantastic use by increasing its capacity to have the local textiles available.
Adepetun also stated that there is a lot of opportunity for humanitarian aids especially in the Northeast and fortunately, SKLD has started working in that sector and will continue to work in that sector.
She further noted that despite the challenges faced by the company in the last two decades, SKLD remains committed to adding value to all stakeholders.
According to Adepetun, “Looking at the deficit in areas like infrastructure, low access to funding, interest rates or taxation, businesses have to constantly look at how these things impact business and strategize to cushion the effects of deficits as well as ensure profitability”.
Tayo Osiyemi, deputy managing director of the company added that Nigeria needs more investments not just at the level of providing educational supplies and resources. More investment is needed in providing the tools & technology that will make more young Nigerians educated and exposed to what is going on in the global scene.