National Security: NIGCOMSAT, MOMAS- EPAIL partner on communication infrastructure

* NIGCOMSAT MD commends MOMAS- EPAIL contributions to national development

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National Security: NIGCOMSAT, MOMAS- EPAIL partner on communication infrastructure

To boost effective communication infrastructure in Nigeria Defense sector, the Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd., (NIGCOMSAT) and MOMAS Equipment and Protective Applications International Limited (EPAIL), has announced partnership on effective communication infrastructure in Nigerian Defense sector, in order to boost national security.


Speaking at the event for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the Managing Director, NIGCOMSAT, Mrs Nkechi Egerton-Idehen commended MOMAS-EPAIL's remarkable investment in Nigeria towards developing local content in power, defense and other sectors.


The event, which took place at MOMAS-EPAIL factory in Mowe, Ogun State, witnessed personalities from both companies.


Egerton-Idehen applauded MOMAS-EPAIL for being at the forefront of innovation toward improving national security.


Urging other indigenous companies to partner with NIGCOMSAT to move the country forward through effective server communication network, Egerton-Idehen said security remained paramount to the country at the moment.


Egerton-Idehen: "Today is very historic because, it's the signing of a partnership between NIGCOMSAT and MOMAS-EPAIL which is strategic.



" Most people that do not know that MOMAS-EPAIL is involved in manufacturing of defense materials for security.


"And NIGCOMSAT is the premier satellite communication company for Nigeria.So, there is value in collaborating in helping our Defense sector."


The NIGCOMSAT boss said the company was posed towards serving Nigeria through Nigerians, adding  that there was the need to protect,  create values and embrace  innovation in the defense sector.


She said that NIGCOMSAT, a Nigeria server communication company and MOMAS-EPAIL a fully grown Nigerian company, would bring values to the nation.


Egerton-Idehen said that MOMAS-EPAIL had shown that partnering with local companies could be possible.


In his remarks, Mr Kola Balogun,  the Chairman, MOMAS-EPAIL said that the partnership with NIGCOMSAT would build effective database and improve on data collection for national security.


Our Energy Correspondent, National, reports that Balogun said that the firm had developed a very strong knowledge based information that would protect the security network.


He said that the company had grown remarkably in providing  Armoured vehicles and  some classical operational materials.

Balogun said that building synergy with NIGCOMSAT would enhanced group communication infrastructure and also enhance front line operations.


Balogun said the  MoU would serve as a tools of exchanging informations in security, intelligence and  communication with lots of classified information.


"All the vital information has to be embedded in the agreement such that information that are important to the security of Nigeria can be saved and domesticated.


"This will further enhanced our services and effectiveness towards service delivery to Defense sector," he said.


EPAIL is a member of the MOMAS group of companies which  was established with the goal of advancing local technology research and development in order to provide effective security solutions for safeguarding lives and properties.


The company has proudly obtained the first manufacturing facility in Nigeria dedicated to producing bulletproof vests, ballistic helmets, and other defense-related equipment.


EPAIL’s collaboration with DICON further strengthens its commitment to fulfilling significant security requirements in the defense industry.


As an indigenous company, EPAIL hosts a dedicated Research and Development team focused on continuous innovation of security solutions.


Leveraging extensive knowledge in security solutions, EPAIL has conducted risk assessments and delivered top-notch solutions for critical infrastructure across all 36 states of Nigeria.


MOMAS-EPAIL provides adequate protection to our clients by leveraging technology and driving indigenous innovations and development in the defence and security industry.

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Yunus Yusuf
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