Nnamdi Ezeigbo Tecno. People’s desire for a classic-high performing Mobile phone will never fade away, because of the incredible ones coming to the market every single day.
Some people prefer a mobile brand on another phone for no reason, some stick to a brand that can give them everything they want from a good smartphone
Undeniably, Nigeria’s fastest-selling mobile phone brand is INFINIX and TECNO. But, these brands were once considered as “Chinko phone” (Made in China).
Whether you are using Infinix or Tecno Mobile phone, you are from the same Manufacturer, a Nigerian from Abia state (God’s Own State).
Nnamdi Ezeigbo, from Umuahia, Abia state, is the founder and current CEO of Slot Systems Limited. This talented business oriented gentleman is a also the co-founder of the Tecno and Infinix phone brands.o
He was born 4th of August (Legends are born in August), 1966, in Delta state. Went to Pamol primary school, Sapele , for his elementary education. Ezeigo attended Ogini grammar school and Ogharefe, in Delta state.
After a successful SSCE Result he got admitted into one of the prestigious college of Technology in Nigeria, Yaba College of Technology in 1988, where he studied Electrical Electronics Engineering and graduated with a HND certificate in 1995.
Nnamdi Ezeigbo, CEO, Tecno and Infinix, the fastest-selling phone brand in Nigeria. Many people are not even aware of the fact that these popular mobile phone brands originates from the brain of a fellow Nigerian.
First Business Encounter
Nnamdi Ezeigbo flew to China in 2006 for a big business proposal after Nokia Mobile Company rejected his great idea of inventing a Mobile phone with dual sim, so as to enable Africans to always take along with them a single phone with multiple sims; rather than multiple phones with a single sim slot. There he met a man who had worked with a Mobile Phone company called Bird.
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He discussed with him and brought the man to Nigeria, and that was a business turning point for Nnamdi Ezeigbo and his other Tecno crew.
They came together and formed the first Tecno mobile phone, T101.
The Birth Of Tecno Mobile Phone Brand
The first Tecno Mobile phone, T101, was not accepted by the market due to dual sim issues.
They had to sit again and make intensive corrections which eventually gave birth to Tecno 201, and this time around T201 was a bit accepted by the market.
Tecno Mobile Communication Company kept improving with time, but it was regarded as a mobile phone for the low income people.
Overtime, with better upgrades, offering smartphone features with 3G network for a low price, the middle class income people started embracing Tecno phones after the Economy downfall in 2008. Nnamdi Ezeigbo Tecno
It means, with just N15,000, you could buy a Smartphone with 3G network.
Students who could not afford to buy expensive phones like Samsung, Motorola, Sony Ericson, in the range of N50,000 to N100,000 could buy one for N15,000 and still enjoy most features of a Smartphone like Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp and so on…
Nnamdi Ezeigo Life In A Glance
Today, Nnamdi Ezeigbo story is indeed a success story in Nigeria and Africa at large.
From a local gadgets repair man, he has built a multi-million dollar company and one of the most recognizable brand in Africa. He is popularly call Nnamdi Ezeigbo Tecno