Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on behalf of Delta state government, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kems Infrastructure Solution Limited and Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria for the development of smart cities in the state.
Signing the MoU at the Government House, Asaba, Governor Okowa stated that the MoU was in his bid to ensure speedy development of Delta State.
He said that it would also bring about innovative ICT solutions that would position the state to tackle challenges as they arise.
“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,” the Governor said.
To the partners, he said: “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.”
The Director, Huawei Technologies Company Limited, Mr Welion Yang, who spoke at the occasion, thanked Governor Okowa for providing the enabling environment for investments to thrive in the state.
He gave the assurance 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.