Precise Financial Systems (PFS), leading Nigerian software firm, has stated that it is committed to the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and the ideals espoused by NCS. The declaration of commitment came from the Managing Director of PFS, Yele Okeremi, during the recent NCS visit to the software company.
Professor David O. Adewumi, NCS President, who led the NCS delegation congratulated PFS on its immense achievements in the development and deployment of wholly indigenous enterprise solutions in the financial sector and the IT industry. Adewumi noted that “We are aware that PFS’ innovative and outstanding solutions are today being provided in Nigeria and in twenty-seven (27) countries in Africa. Your deployment and application of technology has been most fruitful and outstanding. Indeed these numerous achievements have led to several awards culminating in the CEO, PFS, Yele Okeremi, being a Celebrated Nominee of the 2013 IT Personality of the Year Award”.
The PFS high level team that welcomed the NCS delegation included Philip Ayeni, Deputy Managing Director, PFS, Mr. Bisi Salako, Service Manager, PFS, Obot Akpan Head Project Office, PFS and Oluseyi A. Osifalujo, Chief Technology Officer at PFS. In addition to the President, the NCS delegation comprised of Jide Awe, Chairman Publicity and Events Committee, Moses Braimah, Chairman, Conferences Committee, Chinedu Onuoha, Executive Secretary, Iyiola Ayoola, Director Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Tomiwa Olagunju, Head, Membership Department and Austin Chukwudi, Public Relations Officer.
The NCS President congratulated MD, PFS, Yele Okeremi on his nomination and appreciated his presence at NITMA 2013. According to him, the visit is a call on PFS to partner strategically with NCS in accelerating IT development in Nigeria.
Responding, Yele Okeremi commended NCS for the visit as well as the inclusive membership approach adopted by the NCS National Executive Council. He noted that this is getting a lot more members involved in NCS. According to Okeremi PFS is committed to NCS, in view of the critical role it plays in society. While appreciating the achievements of NCS, he urged the professional body to promote standards and professionalism within the sector with a view to weeding out the charlatans masquerading as IT professionals. He promised that PFS would partner with NCS on the upcoming national conference and other strategic initiatives of NCS.
Chairman, Publicity, Events and Trade Services
Nigeria Computer Society
18 February 2014