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Skymax CEO Chidi Agukwe Bags Nigeria’s Digital Economy Personality Award



Skymax CEO Chidi Agukwe

The Chief Executive Officer of Skymax Integrated Network Limited, Chidi Charles Agukwe, has been honoured as a critical stakeholder and driver occupying an important position in Nigeria’s digital economy space.

The Skymax boss made the list of 50 Most Valuable Personalities in Nigeria’s Digital Economy who were recognized at the just concluded award ceremony by ITEdge Africa where top players in the country convened and share the stage.

The organisers lauded Mr Agukwe for his robust experience in the sector as well as committing to bridging digital divide in the country through the operations of the his company.

According to the organisers, “Chidi’s robust experience in the ICT/telecommunications industry is widely sought after. He is instrumental to the great height Skymax Integrated Network Limited has reached today as the leading internet service provider in the North-east of Nigeria.

“He has supported many initiatives in the Nigerian Digital Economy. His company, Skymax, has single-handedly trained youths in ICT and Telecommunications skills, especially students of engineering in universities and polytechnics. Skymax has also trained and equipped youths with skills in solar power system installation.”

Receiving the recognition, Mr. Agukwe, dedicated the award to the entire staff and management of Skymax, stressing that the company had been successful in delivering its mandate of providing digital access in underserved region of the country through the dedication of its team.

He further stressed that the recognition would serve as a catalyst and motivation for Skymax to do more.

“Nigeria has attained commendable feat in digital economy, but we still much more to achieve together. To be globally competitive, we must first bridge digital gap and leave no one behind. This has been our mandate at Skymax and we shall continue to withhold this value,” he said.

Mr. Chidi Charles Agukwe holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Electronics Engineering. He also possesses many important industry certifications such as MikroTik Certified Network Associate-Enterprise (MTCWE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional certification (CCNP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) –enterprise, CCSP-Enterprise Advance, MTCNA, MTCRE, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Project Management Professional (PMP), among others.

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