Chams PLC is Nigeria’s leading provider of integrated identity management and identity and payments transactional systems and solutions providers. Over the last3 decades, Chams has evolved from computer and hardware maintenance to providing enterprise technology solutions in the identity management and transaction payments space to public and private sector institutions. Founded by Mr Demola Aledekomoa in 1992 and has been in existence for almost 29years.
They have been part of every major success story in Identity management in Nigeria since 1992 to date.
Owing to their experience and expertise, they have built robust, secure and adaptable platforms to drive identity management, identity transactions and verification services for public/private sector initiatives and businesses.
Incorporated in 1985, they have grown from a privately owned business to a publicly quoted company listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
In the identity management space, Chams executed identification and verification related projects for institutions that include INEC, NCC, NHIS, PeNCOM, ICAN, Customs, Nigerian AirFORCE, NAHCO, Head of Service of the Federation, Osun state, Anambra State, Ogun State, Adamawa State, Benue State, Government and Private educational institutions, private sector organisations. Currently, they are working with the government of Oyo State in the IGR collection and Resident Registration in Osun State.
The successful execution of Nigeria’s banking industry Bank Verification Number Project for the identification and verification of bank customers could not be mentioned without including Chams PLC, having handled the execution and deployment of the solutions and agents for the project. The multi-million dollar project is an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Banker’s Committee, and is the first banking industry biometrics identity matching solution in the global financial markets.
Chams PLC is also the front-end partner to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) responsible for the creation of a new, standardized and robust National Identity Management scheme.
Chams pioneered Nigeria’s first payment card scheme, Valucard, with VISA, and is licensed by the central bank of Nigeria to provide the under listed services in the Nigerian market-POS Terminal Service Provider, mobile payments, prepaid card insurance, independent ATM deployments and transaction switching
Chams PLC is the first homegrown company to be listed in Guinness Book of Records for setting up the mega ChamsCity Digital Mall and also the first computer technology company listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under ICT.
Board of Directors of Chams Plc
Mr Gavin Young – group managing director
Sir Ademola Aladekomo – chairman
Dr. Evans Woherem –non-executive director
Prof. Oye Ibidapo obe - non-executive director
Alhaji-Yusufu .A. Modibbo –non executive director
Pastor Ituah Ighodalo- non executive director
Mrs Mayowa Olaniyan –executive director
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Guinness World Record Certificate; for ChamsCity as the World’s Largest Internet Centre, Lagos and Abuja.
2008-National ICT Merit Awards; ICT Company of the year.
2008, 2009, 2010, 2012- Leadership Awards; ICT Company of the Year.
2009 CICAN Crystal of Excellence Awards; (In recognition of ChamsCity entry into the Guinness book of World Records).
2008- TIGA (Technology In Government In Africa); organized by the Economic Commission for Africa
2008 -National ICT Merit; (ECA) by Canada and Finland for Africa. (Nomination was based on use of ICTs for public services delivery to citizens contributing to the development of the Information Society on the continent).
2008-Total Solution Company of the year, Awards;
2008-Datacard presidential Awards; Canada, 2008 Data Card Group Canada.
2008-ICT Brand of the Year, Financial Standard Newspaper.
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8 Louis Solomon Cl, Victoria Island 101241, Lagos
Phone: 01453 6526
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