Global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric, has pledged its willingness to partner Nigeria in its quest to reform the power sector, and that it would continue to liaise with key stakeholders to ensure the country’s full power potential was realised for the overall benefit of Nigerians.
It made its position known during a special recognition and award event in Lagos for the company’s employees, which was part of activities to celebrate Schneider Electrioc’s 10 years of operations in Nigeria. The firm appreciated its long-serving staff, describing them as the reason behind the success story of its decade-long operations in Nigeria.
Speaking at the event, the Country President, Schneider Electric Nigeria, Mr. Walid Sheta, stated that the company would forever be indebted to their staff who worked tirelessly, ensuring that the company’s objectives were met and surpassed.
“Schneider Electric has remained a willing partner of the country’s power reforms, and will therefore continue to liaise with key stakeholders to ensure the country’s full power potential is realised for the overall benefit of Nigerians.
“We are part of those improving Information Technology and electrical distribution and energy efficiency around the world, and we will continue being major players in the industry, but we know also that a key factor that has helped us and will continue to help us achieve this is our team of dedicated and committed staff. This is why we are celebrating them today. With them, we know that the next 10 years will even be better.”
The past decade has seen Schneider Electric’s operations in Nigeria driven towards the actualisation of the Federal Government’s effort of national development through the Energy and IT sector, the firm said.
As part of its focus for 2015 and beyond, Schneider Electric said it had concluded plans to address emerging markets in Nigeria where the middle class was experiencing exponential growth rate.