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Securex West Africa begins conference, exhibition in Lagos

By Jesutomi Akomolafe
10 May 2022   |   1:37 am
West Africa’s leading exhibition and conference for security, safety, fire and facility management sectors, Securex West Africa, holds from May 10 to 12 at Landmark Centre, Lagos.

West Africa’s leading exhibition and conference for security, safety, fire and facility management sectors, Securex West Africa, holds from May 10 to 12 at Landmark Centre, Lagos.

The three-day event, which begins today, would accommodate speakers from private and public sectors. The organisers said the gathering is focusing on Nigeria’s security situation, even as Asis Nigeria chapter would host a session on ‘Global trends on security technology and implications for Nigeria’s security industry.’

On the second day, the forum would highlight cyber security, with sessions detailing how companies could prepare for a cyber emergency and protective measures SMBs should take to protect their businesses, ending with a programme on smart cities and buildings.

Executive Chairman of Phase3 Telecom, Stanley Jegede, would deliver a keynote address on “Security of critical digital infrastructure across industries and address on Lagos Smart City initiatives and investment opportunities.”

Marketing and Operations Director, Afrocet Montgomery, Jamie Pearson, who doubles as organiser of the event, stated that Securex, “which is the largest international trade show in West Africa, is dedicated to commercial, homeland, cyber security, fire protection and safety exhibition.”

In an interview with The Guardian, Pearson said the exhibition “provides leading security solutions to companies and persons besides ensuring the security and safety of individuals, companies and organisations across board.”

He went on: “This year’s event plays host to over 100 brands, making Securex West Africa 2022 the biggest edition to date, a real testament to an industry bouncing back.”