We remain committed, focus towards driving sustainable economic growth – Siemens CEO
In support of the Federal Government of Nigeria’s commitment to restore growth, invest in people and build a globally competitive economy, Siemens Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to remain a strong partner to the government to drive sustainable economic development in the country.
The company said it has a long-standing commitment to address the need for local technical support in Nigeria’s industries by providing innovative equipment, deploying technology and offering aftermarket service. With its in- country service workshop in Port Harcourt, it claimed it has contributed greatly to the maintenance of infrastructure in industries by providing quicker and efficient solutions to customers who ordinarily may have looked overseas for solutions.
Speaking on the company’s commitment to drive real value and sustainable impact in Nigeria, CEO, Siemens Nigeria, Onyeche Tifase said, “At Siemens, we fundamentally believe that demonstrating commitment to the communities in which we work is core to the success of our business. Throughout our almost 50 years journey in Nigeria, we are proud to be drivers of initiatives that matter to Nigeria by developing local jobs and skills, electrification, oil & gas, industrialization, STEM education; essentially the social and economic growth and development of the country.”
She stated further that “The Siemens ‘Stiftung Experimento’ program is one major way the company has established its footprint in Nigeria by supporting the government’s goal of improving STEM-focused curriculum for primary and secondary school students.
The company the Siemens boss stated have trained teachers and educators through the ‘train the trainer’ program which over 600 students from 10 schools in Lagos have benefited from this initiative.
“In addition to this, we have donated a digital factory equipment (SIMAC) worth about $11,700 to the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Lagos with about 120 students benefitting from the donation.
In the power sector, she said the company continues to work towards providing an end to end solution to the power challenges in Nigeria through innovative solutions and partnerships with the public and private sector, and this the company has demonstrated through its current partnership with the Federal