This award was officially conferred on the company during a ceremony hosted by the US Commercial Service in Lagos recently.
Presenting the award to the Chief Executive Officer, Total Telecom, Mr. Sunday Gbenjo, the Senior Commercial Consultant of the US Commercial Service in Nigeria, Mr. Anayo Agu, noted that the company, an ATCON member-firm was recognized for its excellent entrepreneurship which resulted in the increase of US presence and huge share of Nigerian digital security market.
He explained that the US International Partnership Award was initiated by the US Commercial Service to recognize and honour Nigerian organizations which have set credible track records in doing credible businesses with their American counterparts.
This, he said, includes companies that have promoted American products in Nigeria and have recorded high volume of transactions leading to high presence of American products thereof.
He conveyed the goodwill of the US Embassy to the company for promoting US interest effectively in the Nigerian market, reiterating the confidence the US Commercial Service reposes on Total Telecom Solutions Limited.
Agu said the company has maintained a good record of business relationships with its American counterpart.
Further, Agu encouraged the company to keep the good record in the coming years, promising that the US Commercial Service would always give all forms of support to ensure that credible companies like Total Telecom Solutions Limited continues to leverage doing business with America.
Reacting to the honour Mr. Sunday Gbenjo, said his organization has been promoting US products effectively in the Nigerian market in the past five years, adding that the aggressive push of Motorola’s digital radio when others were trading on the analogue radio gave his company the edge in terms of volume of business and turnover.
“When our company recognized the uniqueness, ruggedness, reliability and cost effectiveness of Motorola’s digital radio, the management decided to promote the product and market it to our valued customers, and the result is witnessed in the volume of orders we placed for the product in Nigeria” he said.
Gbenjo also said his company would continue to offer only the best systems that would give real value for customers’ investments. He was delighted that his little efforts over the years have paid off with this recognition and award.
He said Total Telecom is committed to changing the old order in the telecommunication industry by offering to customers total quality services that include fast response to inquiries, competitive pricing, ready stocks, after sales supports (training and maintenance) as well as professional advice on value addition customers’ existing network.
Pointing out that with the current security challenges in the country, Gbenjo believes that Nigeria needs the best technologies and equipments to monitor and fight criminal activities effectively in order to reassure foreign investors that the country is safe enough to protect their investments.
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