According to a report via cp-africa.com, Airtel Nigeria has inked an agreement with device manufacturing firm, RLG. The deal will see RLG produce handsets for potential Airtel subscribers.
The regional director of RLG in West and Central Africa, Tosin Ilesanmi, stated that the company will begin to produce handsets, tablets, power banks and other devices at its Ilesa factory. According to Ilesanmi, the company could create up to 10,000 jobs with the venture.
Ilesanmi added that the next range of handsets and tablets that the company will unveil soon, could have better features than those manufactured by companies outside the country. Ilesanmi added that the company was still in talks with Osun State Government regarding the production of Opon-Imo for the use of students in the state’s public schools.