Nigeria’s Computer Warehouse Group (CWG Plc), a pan-African ICT company, has been named member of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
WEF says the recognition was based on its contribution to the realization of WEF’s mission of “improving the state of the world” while she served as a Global Growth Company (GGC) on the forum.
Mr. Babajide Fawole, representative of WEF in Nigeria says the Nigerian technology company was selected for the honour because its contributions advances the mission of WEF.
“As a Forum Member, CWG Plc will continue to benefit from exceptional opportunities for learning, collaboration and impact through participation at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions in China, at thematic workshops, at regional meetings, and online”, Fawole adds.
[blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”Austin Okere, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CWG”]“We started out as an infrastructure company. Today, we are offering SMEs the tools they need to thrive through our cloud-based solutions. We also provide technology solutions and support to government agencies and blue-chip firms. Notable among these solutions is the NgREN, a research network platform built for Nigerian universities; the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa. This selection will motivate us to extend the frontiers of our innovations to the global scale.”[/blockquote]