NIGCOMSAT Partners NNPC to Provide Satellite Surveillance of Sensitive Equipment and Services

The Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, (NIGCOMSAT) has entered into strategic partnership with National Petroleum Telecommunications Limited NAPET, a subsidiary of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPC for the provision of satellite services on monitoring its sensitive equipment and services.


The fallout of a meeting between the two organisations during a visit to NAPET by NIGCOMSAT management team led by its Managing Director, Tukur Mohammed Lawal who assured that NIGCOMSAT has the capacity and the manpower to provide satellite solutions to NAPET as well as its mother company: the Nigerian National Petroleum Company.

The General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Special Project, NIGCOMSAT, Dr. Adamu Idris in a statement said the pact offers the company a strategic pathway to sustain its business enterprise.

Lawal extol the contributions of the NNPC) and its subsidiary NAPET, in providing services that enable the Nigerian economy to grow.

The Managing Director of NAPET, Sanusi Yerima expressed confidence that the strategic partnership would help upscale NNPC infrastructure.

“We are hitting the ground running, I do not believe in low hanging fruit, we can do business anywhere in the world. l believe in where we can get business and make profit,” he said.

“We have seen the Kogi, Kaduna and Abuja (KKA) pipeline project ongoing through the services of NIGCOMSAT. We are also impressed with NIGCOMSAT’s ‘on the move vehicle’, an infrastructure that provides services in remote areas, in the air, on the sea, through satellite services.

Therefore we have confidence that we can do business together. To us at NAPET, this partnership is strategic and a welcome development,” he added.
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