Summit University, Offa, Kwara State, Nigeria, is considering partnering with Momas Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company Limited (MEMMCOL), a pre-paid electricity meter manufacturer in Nigeria on industry-based ventures like organising training, workshops, and conferences for both staff and students, and engaging in research.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Abiodun Aibinu who dropped the hint during a an official visit to the Momas Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company Limited (MEMMCOL), Lagos.
The visit was a fulfilled promised made along side Mr Ibrahim Salawu of the Political Science Department as part of the University’s Collaboration objective, and in attendance was Air Vice Marshal Olabisi (Rtd), another indigene of Offa and a former commandant, Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna.
The Vice-Chancellor in his opening remark gave an overview of the University as a fast-growing research-intensive Institution geared towards Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and skills of the 4th Industrial Revolution with a focus on producing eligible industry-fitted graduates students through student-based learning, skill acquisition-Acadopreneurship, Artificial Intelligence and ICT skills, Clean and Renewable Energy, Family and Leadership, Financial Literacy, Islam and Global Citizenship and History, Heritage, and Storytelling.
Momas Nigeria Limited has a factory that takes pride in inventing products one won’t find anywhere else around the country. These include but not limited to Meters, electrical installation, enclosures, utility software, security solutions, and embedded system design.
The company also runs a Metering School and a subsidiary company: Equipment and Protective Applications International Limited (EPAIL) that produces defence equipment for organisations.
The Chairman, MOMAS Nigeria Limited, while receiving his guest said his company is known for generous contribution towards youth training and development, including an upcoming Printed Circuit Board (PCB) training with four staff of Summit University in attendance.
He expressed delight over the visit, promising to support the University in achieving its goals.