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MOJEC, a leading indigenous manufacturer of electricity meters in Nigeria donates two million Naira to the first runner-up at the just concluded Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon. The Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon was an initiative of the Lagos State government in collaboration with the Eko Innovation Centre to engage local technological talents to design and produce […]

Two hundred and seven (274) participants registered for the hackathon in the software and hardware categories while only 65 hardware and software prototypes were submitted by applicants, with 10 teams emerged as the finalists.The 3-day event which was held on the 16th-18th of September 2020 had the 10 shortlisted finalists pitching their innovative hardware and software ideas to a panel of 8 judges, one of which was Chantelle Abdul, Managing Director and CEO of MOJEC International.The Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon was an initiative of the Lagos State government in collaboration with the Eko Innovation Centre to engage local technological talents to design and produce smart and affordable meters in order to bridge the metering gap in Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole.They will be working together to create smart and affordable smart meters.

While speaking at the Grand Finale of the hackathon on behalf of the judges, Ms Chantelle Abdul expressed her delight and satisfaction with the exceptionally innovative ideas and creations of the finalist teams.Although the grand prize was raised from N7 million to N10 million by the opening of the Grand Final, Ms.

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