PRESS RELEASE ON LASMDA EXHIBITION


Lagos State Ministry of Science and Technology in partnership with XHS Nigeria Limited, sole distributors of Xerox print equipment and consumables, Document Solutions provider in Nigeria recently had an exhibition themed “21st Century Smart Office Exhibition” at the Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu ICT Centre, Alausa, Lagos.

The five days physical and virtual exhibition was organized in order to address the pressing challenges of having 21stcentury smart office solutions like Lagos Stated.

The exhibition showcased Xerox array of 21stcentury office solutions and had in attendance at the opening ceremony – The Honourable Commissioner – Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST); Mr. Hakeem Popoola Fahm, The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Science & Technology; Mr. Segun Adeniji, Senior Special Advisor to the Governor on Science & Technology, Mr. Saheed Balogun, Mr. Yinka Soroungbe; Director ICT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Mr. Kadri Samsideen, Unit Head of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre and many more senior staff of Lagos State Government who joined the exhibition virtually

During paper presentation, The Honourable Commissioner – Ministry of Science & Technology; Mr. Hakeem Popoola Fahm said that Xerox is partnering with MoST to braze the trail in deploying the RIGHT TECHNOLOGY to meet the POST COVID-19 office work infrastructural requirements of Lagos State MDAs. According to him, the exhibition of document technologies was to empower the over 57,000 employees of Lagos State MDAs to work SMARTER in the office environment and even remotely anytime from any part of world workplace using Xerox Connectkey Technology which is reshaping the 21st century office into a SMART OFFICE. “The exhibition displayed globally tested XEROX hardware and software solutions that would enable our MDAs to seamlessly generate DOCUMENTS and turn them into SMART formats that can be moved across our MDAs LAN, WAN & CLOUD network to deliver SMARTER SERVICES to achieve the T. H. E. M.E agenda of the administration of His Excellency – Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu “ Hon. Fahm said.

Also MD/CEO of XHS Nigeria Limited, Engr. Femi Okunade in his address said “the objective of smarter workforce and smarter environment can be achieved with Xerox enhanced document management solutions and information management system. The application of Xerox equipment on retrieval cannot be overlooked, Lagos State Government (LASG) has the advantage of buying, using and sticking to Xerox Products; because Xerox is a trailblazer and foremost document solutions provider”.

Also, Engr. Okunade said that Xerox has award winning products & services globally; with unparalleled technology that will uplift the already smart environment provided by Ministry of Science & Technology to LASG.

Xerox Smart Office Solutions include – XEROX CONNECTKEY TECHNOLOGY that helps businesses to discover new ways to work smarter and create the most productive workplace in today’s business world. It stops the user from thinking about printers as standalone but as task-specific workhorses.

Xerox ConnectKey Technology-enabled multifunction printers are the hub of office productivity ecosystem, bringing together all devices, delivering an intuitive user experience, providing mobile and cloud connectivity, complete security and access to value-extending services right out of the box. It does more than print, scan or copy.

Among other products Xerox exhibited are Xerox Docushare software for Electronic Document Management Solutions.
Other solutions by Xerox are Managed Print Services, Xerox Digital Press, Xerox Business Services, After Sales support by trained engineers etc.

Xerox in Nigeria offers robust after-sales supports services which Lagos State Government has experienced across the MDAs, especially the Lagos State Examinations Board with the acquisition of digital production press which has led excellent service delivery in the education sector of Lagos State.

It is worthy to note that the five days exhibition had practical demonstrations of Xerox products.