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Wednesday, July 02, 2008

e-e-Knowledge scheme stimulates rush for Zinox brand

THE e-Knowledge initiative of the Computerize Nigeria Project (CNP) is stimulating a rush for Zinox brand of computers in the south-eastern Information and Communication Technology (ICT) markets.

Chief executive, CNP, Mrs. Vivian Abii, said that in a display of people who bought into the vision of the e-knowledge initiative, are presently building-up crowd at Zinox offices in the zone in attempt to benefit from the scheme.

She also said that the scheme offers a highly emotive benefit bundled in information age including computer appreciation training.

“In recognition of the prevalence of first time users, the offer includes free computer training for every laptop purchased,” she said.

While urging the governments and people of the South East to take advantage of the various incentives that are embedded in the e-knowledge project to join the information highway, Mrs. Abii urged the added that these incentives include free training, free 6 months internet access at the Secretariat of the Local or State Government that buys into this vision, free computer laboratory for the training of civil servants, original Microsoft licenses, flexible payment terms for cooperatives and educational institutions.

She also noted that all these would be backed up by the Zinox no-story-warranty executed from 13 support centers across the nation, pointing out that the systems come standard with inventory software to enable traders to track inventory, determine daily profitability and keep stock.

She explained that different segments of the population were jostling for computer training in designated centers.

“The old, the young, the literate and the semi literate, the civil servants and the businessmen, everyone is learning to use the new tool for work and play – courtesy of the e – Knowledge Project.

It was also gather that Zinox had an office in each of the major cities in the South East namely, Enugu, Onitsha, Awka, Aba, Umuahia, Owerri, and Abakaliki.

A trader at Ariaria Market in Aba, Njoku Ekwebelem, who bought a laptop and is already enjoying a free training at Ogbor Hill, expressed his deep gratitude to the CNP for bringing computer training to their doorsteps.

He was happy that the e-knowledge promo has compelled him not only to buy a laptop but also to acquire computer training.

Desmond Ikpe, a staff of a Shalom Business Center in Umuahia is excited that there is an upsurge in the number of persons seeking to acquire computer training, noting that all those engaged in training are having a temporary boom.

For Obioma Okafor, who works in a commercial bank in Onitsha, the e–knowledge promo is a blessing because of the affordable prices.

The Computerize Nigeria Project is a Zinox Computers initiative, set up in 2001, to promote understanding for, and adoption of the computer as a major tool of work and play.

Currently, the Computerize Nigeria Project, in partnership with the National Universities Commission and the Federal Ministry of Education is involved in the provision of computers for knowledge workers in the educational sector including students and lecturers.


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