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IoT Africa Networks Appoints Engr. Anthony Okuyelu as Managing Director

Updated: Sep 12

LAGOS, September 11, 2023 – IoT Africa Networks, a leading provider of IoT and Industrial IoT solutions in Nigeria, has appointed Engr. Anthony Okuyelu as its new Managing Director.

Engr. Anthony Okuyelu is a Communications Technology and Project Management expert with over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has held various positions at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), including Head of IT Service Management, pioneer Deputy Managing Director of N21 Telecoms, and pioneer Managing Director of NAPET Telecoms Ltd, all subsidiaries of the NNPC.

He is a natural leader and team player with a proven track record of success in strategy development, planning, budgeting, service management, problem-solving, and effective presentation. He is also a certified project manager and has a wealth of experience in starting and growing businesses.

In his new role, Okuyelu will be responsible for leading IoT Africa Networks' growth and innovation strategy. He will also focus on expanding the company's market reach and developing new partnerships.

"I am honored to join IoT Africa Networks at this exciting time," said Okuyelu. "The company has a strong track record of success, and I am confident that we can achieve even greater things together. I look forward to working with the team to build on the company's legacy of innovation and customer service."

IoT Africa Networks' Founder and Chairman, Lare Ayoola, said, "We are thrilled to welcome Engr. Okuyelu to the IoT Africa Networks family. His experience and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to grow and expand our business."

The Executive Director, IoT Africa Networks, Miss Melanie Ayoola, said, "I would like to thank the entire team for their hard work and dedication. Together, we have built a strong company with a bright future. I am confident that we can achieve even more success with Engr. Okuyelu at the helm."

About IoT Africa Networks

IoT Africa Networks Limited is a subsidiary of Tranter IT, an indigenous IT company. It has been the exclusive Sigfox Operator (SO) in Nigeria since 2019. IoT Africa is currently deploying a Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) that will provide a national infrastructure to facilitate the growth and penetration of IoT and Industrial IoT in Nigeria.

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