Friday 7 July 2017


ILESHA—West Africa’s biggest ICT and phone manufacturing company, RLG has increased its foothold in the industry with the commissioning of a 50 million US Dollars Technology City in Ilesha, Osun State.
Called the RLG/Adulawo Technology City, the world-class facility which is already operational is involved in the training of youths in the assembly and repair of the various electronic devices as well as also produce these devices from its facility. In addition, it is expected to create over 10,000 jobs both directly and indirectly.

The dream of setting up such a facility was propelled  by the leadership and vision of the state Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who supported the idea from the outset especially because it has as its main goal the creation of jobs and the transfer of technology.

The technology company, Rlg in partnership with Adulawo Technology Company, recently secured a multi-million dollar contract for the production of terrestrial broadcast set top boxes for Nigeria.

Making this known in Osogbo, the capital of Osun, the Managing Director of NTA Television Enterprise, Mr Maxwell Loko, who led a delegation of the company to the Governor after another inspection of the facilities at the RLG/Adulawo Technology Company, Ilesa site.

The contract for the production of the Terrestrial Broadcast Set Top Boxes (STB) for digital switch-over from analogue in the country is worth $30.5million.

The Federal Government, through the management of the Nigerian Television Authority, Nigeria Television Authority TV Enterprise, said the decision to partner RLG Adulawo was a result of the capacity of the company to deliver on the terms and conditions attached to the contract.

RLG Adulawo Technology Factory which was established through the initiative of the Governor Rauf Aregbesola led administration in the state has in the last four years been one of the major manufacturers of commonly used electronics devices in Nigeria such as telephone handsets and computers.

The company (RLG Adulawo) had since its creation trained
about 5000 youths in different technological areas and specialisations. The establishment of the company had complemented the empowerment initiatives and programmes of the state.

Other Aregbesola's Legacy Projects in Ilesa include: The first ever inner Ring road network that encircles the entire Ilesa city (29.7km); Ilesa Hign School (New Ilesa Grammar School) which is the best of its kind of all the New Mega High Schools constructed lately; Converting old Ilesa Grammar School to the Centre for the maintainance of all newly constructed mega schools and general public schools maintainance board; A mega middle school (ATC Government Middle School, Oke-oye; Three (3) Mega Elementary Schools (LA Government Elementary School, Imo, Holy Trinity government Elementary School, Ilaje; United Government Elementary School, Bolorunduro; Reconstruction of Atakumosa Market to a Mordern Shopping Complex (ongoing); dualization of Round-about-Okesha-Imo-Brewries-Express Road (in the pipeline before the expiration of Ogbeni's mandate; Reconstruction of Itabalogun-Wesley-Bolorunduro-COLLEGE OF HEALTH TECH-Express Road (75% done) etc

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