Kofo Akinkugbe the founder of SecureID in Nigeria has launched the first EMV Plant in Sub-Saharan Africa that enables the local production of SIM cards, and SIM packages for the telecoms industry, bank payment cards and other high security polycarbonate identity cards.
SecureID has expanded its capabilities to produce a full range of cards including national Indentification cards, tax cards, pensioner cards, employee ID cards, health cards, student ID, loyalty cards, voters cards, driver license cards, automated transport fare cards, and gift cards for both private and public sectors.
The company is currently responsible for the supply of 13 million high-end residents’ identity cards for the Lagos state government. These biometric cards are designed to hold the fingerprint, bio data, and account information of the card holder.
SecureID has also recently partnered with Sterling Bank as part of an initiative to deliver banking services to Nigeria's unbanked population. This is in support of Central Bank of Nigeria’s vision to reduce the unbanked rate from 46.3 per cent to 20 per cent by 2020. Currently, approximately 46.3 per cent of the Nigeria population is unbanked.
Founded in 2005, SecureID is an independent, privately owned company located in Lagos, Nigeria. SecureID is a well-established name in the Smartcard Sector, and continues to increase its presence in Africa. Over the last 8 years, SecureID has transformed ‘innovative and first to market’ technology into market leading card solutions that have been adopted extensively across all sectors and markets. With a strong track record of successful implementation, SecureID has over 40 customers, all of whom rely on the great capability of SecureID products and solutions to meet their requirements.
The company has a reputation for high production technology and quality, delivered in the quickest time possible, backed by comprehensive customer support. Our customers include global brands and market leaders. They operate on a 6,780.45 sq m secure facility and our factory is specifically designed for printing and personalization of gift, loyalty, banking and telecom cards with mag stripe and chip encoding, embossing, thermal printing and many other services. Our company is PCIDSS certified.
Read Kofo Akinkugbe's full LoA profile here.