Sidmach Wins Software, Innovator Awards


Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited, won awards in two categories of this year’s Beacon of Information and Communication Technology (BoICT) awards held in Lagos.

During the ceremony  Sidmach Technologies was presented with ‘Indigenous Software Company of the Year  and ICT Innovator of the Year.’

The company is an indigenous ICT company, providing innovative integrated solutions to customers across the public and private sectors of the economy.

Speaking on Sidmach’s achievements, deserving of the awards, The Editor In-Chief and Chief Executive Officer of CommunicationsWeek Media Limited and the organisers  of the awards, Mr. Ken Nwogbo, said that over time, Sidmach has distinguished itself in the Nigerian ICT sector, setting clear path for technological revolution in the country.

 Nwogbo added that the testimonies about Sidmach’s innovation can better be told by the education community in Nigeria where the company has helped organisations including Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) achieved greater efficiency and improved operations. The company also partnered  Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to deploy the e-Curriculum Portal, transforming teaching and learning in Nigeria.

 “The Company has set a clearer path for ICT innovation to restore the dignity of education in this country. We are proud of them as an indigenous company that defies all odds to add value to the system. We are not surprised that Sidmach emerged winners in these categories of the awards. Sidmach provides ICT solutions that address the needs of its customers in today’s highly competitive business environment. The solutions are adaptive, scalable, secure and easy to use and support,” he said.
Receiving the awards, the Managing Director of  Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited, Chief Peter Arogundade, expressed appreciation to all  customers, who made this possible.

 Arogundade said these awards are dedicated to Sidmach’s highly committed staff who never relent in developing simplified ICT solutions to highly complex problems, thereby making it possible for easy solution deployment for our customers.

“Our staff Can Do attitude and consummate team spirit are reasons for Sidmach’s success story. They are a unique workforce of people dedicated to transforming lives — each and every day. With these awards, we are highly motivated to be develop more robust ICT solutions towards solving our national challenges. Sidmach, with our local and international partners, will continue to provide innovative solutions. So, we are really glad that our dedication has paid off in the form of being nominated by the Nigeria CommunicationsWeek for these awards. We will like to thank all those who voted for us and we promise to do more and retain the confidence reposed in us,” the MD said.

The Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lecture is designed to explore efforts to put Nigeria on the global information and communications technologies map, while the award ceremony reward best practices and recognise outstanding contributions to the growth of the sector.