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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Titans of Tech to Honour Engr. Florence Seriki - ITREALMS

ITREALMS:
The 2019 edition of prestigious Titans of Tech Award will hold Lagos, Friday, July 19, 2019 with a special programme to honour
the dynamic Engr. Florence Seriki with a posthomous award for her unparalleled contribution to the growth of ICT industry in Nigeria.

Don Pedro Aganbi, Managing Consultant, Technology Africa, who revealed this to newsmen in Lagos weekend said that it is
important to celebrate Engr. Seriki especially now that she has passed so as to remember her great work in building the first made in Nigeria computer, establishing high tech factories and promoting girls in ICT.

According to Aganbi, "Engr Florence Seriki is an icon of ICT in Nigeria, her ideas literally revolutionised the Nigerian ICT space through enabling technology transfer, creating massive supply and support ecosystem and generating jobs all across the West African coast.

He revealed that Technology Africa, the organizer of the Titans of Tech Awards, will Institute an award in her honour.

The award will be conferred annually to young and upcoming Women and girls in ICT either in business, or the academia.
Until her death in 2017, Seriki served as Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director of Omatek Ventures. Omatek was one of Nigeria’s pioneer and indigenous Original Equipment Manufacturers in Africa.

Engr. Seriki was a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, Nigerian Computers Society and the Institute of Directors. She held a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo
University).

Uj. N. Dominic/Editor

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