NERC wins Philips’ web performance award
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has won an award for making public its activities using its social media platforms.
The Outstanding Public Sector Website in Nigeria award, tagged ‘Web Jurist Awards’ was given in Abuja on Tuesday by leading management consulting Phillips Consulting.
Receiving the award, NERC Chairman, Dr Sam Amadi, represented by the Head, Information Technology (IT) unit, Mr. Abdullahi Adamu lauded the firm for its speciality in information security assurances, IT management and training, as well as in e-business development.
A statement by Dr Usman Arabi, Head of NERC’s Public Affairs, said the award process followed a detailed evaluation of public sector websites broken into five categories, namely Aesthetics, Technical Aspects, Website Content, User Experience and Performance.
It was based on this premise that NERC won the ‘Web Performance’ category that evaluated the overall performance of the site, measuring such critical metrics as the extent to which the website has been optimized, taking cognizance of the speed at display and availability, and also on popularity.
Philips Consulting is a leading consulting firm serving clients across Africa through offices in Lagos, Abuja and Johannesburg, South Africa.
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