Delta State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria and Kems Infrastructure Solution Limited for the development of smart cities in the state.
Signing the MoU on Thursday December 15th, 2016 at the Government House Asaba, Governor Okowa stated that the MoU would also bring about innovative ICT solutions that would position the state to tackle challenges as they arise.
The Governor said, “With this partnership which concerns our smart cities, we will have a better management of our security in the state and through the various infrastructural development, our economy and the knowledge of our people will improve.”
He added that, “This partnership will be a win-win situation for all of us as both your company, Delta State government and our people will benefit from it.”
In his response, Mr Welion Yang, Director, Huawei Technologies Company Limited thanked Governor Okowa for providing the enabling environment for investments to thrive in the state, assuring that his company would deliver quality products and on time to the benefits of the government and people of Delta State.
While the Secretary to the Delta State Government, Hon. Festus Ovie-Agas signed the MoU on behalf of the government of Delta State, Mr Welion Yang, signed for Huawei Technologies Company Limited while Lilian Ranganath signed on behalf of Kems Infrastructure Support Solutions Limited.
Present at the event include representatives of the companies, members of the Delta State executive council and other top government officials.