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Group plans to launch locally-made phones

18 September 2014, 09:00Henry Ifeanyi

Lagos - An indigenous business conglomerate, Slok Group, has unveiled plans to launch what is said were the first locally manufactured phone in the country.

Chairman of Slok Group, Dr Orji Kalu, said the phone which will be unveiled before the end of the year.

It will initially be available in Nigeria and South Africa market before moving to other regional markets.

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Kalu noted that the mobile phones would have all the features of modern phones, which will enable it to compete with other phones in the market.

“Very soon, the Slok Group is rolling out the first ever indigenously made mobile phone called Slok Mobile. It is phone we have built to be sold in Nigeria and across Africa. I am rolling out the Slok telephone in less than eight weeks time,” he said

The former governor said Slok phone would be a utility device.

He said Slok Group was truly an African company that was "proudly Nigerian."

- CAJ News

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