Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) congratulates Mr. Chris Uwaje FNCS on the emergence of Mobile Software Solutions Limited – a Software Startup which he Chairs as the winner of World Summit Award (WSA) Africa 2014.
Mr. Uwaje, known as the Oracle of the Nigerian IT Industry is the Immediate Past President of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON). The Mobile Software Solutions Limited submission of “Malaria Destroyer Game” (MDG) won the award in the category of Mobile Entertainment and Lifestyle.
In the WSA congratulatory message states that, “WSA has received in the last 10 years extremely successful and powerful applications from Africa and could award several African winners in the global competition. To strengthen this regional network and encourage more knowledge transfer inside the region, we have started this year a special regional award and forum for people to learn from each other and encourage creative solutions in and from Africa.
It is my pleasure to herewith inform you that the African Content Award Jury selected your project as the best African mobile solution in your category. Therefore you are one of the WINNERS of the AFRICAN CONTENT AWARD 2014!”
The Malaria Destroyer Game (MDG) is a series of educational mobile games and solutions developed to eradicate Malaria in Africa and the developing world, in efforts towards the attainment of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Contest categories are: m-Business & Commerce, m-Entertainment & Lifestyle, m-Environment & Health, m-Government & Participation, m-Inclusion & Empowerment, m-Learning & Education, m-Media & News and m-Tourism & Culture.
According the statement, the jury assesses WSA-mobile nominees from Africa and selects one winner and 2 Runner Ups per category. Category winners will be presented with their awards at the 2nd Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa, organized by the African Development Bank, African Union, UNECA and UNESCO. The event takes place in Rabat, Morocco from Oct 14-17, 2014.
The winners awarding ceremony will be attended by Ministers and high level representatives from all sectors, and will provide winners with opportunities to introduce their submissions to a wider network and contribute to high level discussions in this field.
In his initial remarks, Mr. Uwaje said:, “I on behalf of Mobile Software Solutions Ltd, wish to thank the profession and industry for your motivation and support”.
NCS wishes Mr. Uwaje and his team at Mobile Software Solutions Limited even more success in future.