SHELT Global partners Galaxy Backbone to deliver cybersecurity solutions in Nigeria

L-R: Professor Muhammad Bello Abubakar, managing director, Galaxy Backbone Limited and Mr. Walid Bou Abssi, business Development manager at SHELT Global Limited, during the agreement signing ceremony at GBB’s office in Abuja (Nigeria)
L-R: Professor Muhammad Bello Abubakar, managing director, Galaxy Backbone Limited and Mr. Walid Bou Abssi, business Development manager at SHELT Global Limited, during the agreement signing ceremony at GBB’s office in Abuja (Nigeria)

SHELT Global Limited has announced a new partnership between Galaxy Backbone Limited, a public enterprise of the Federal Government of Nigeria, and its wholly-owned entity in Nigeria, Cyber Immune Limited.

The Managed Security Services partnership is welcomed by both SHELT and Galaxy Backbone as they both endeavour to lead the way in the development and deployment of technology initiatives and services in Nigeria.

Speaking about the partnership, Mr Youssef Abillama, managing director of SHELT Global Limited said:

“This MSS partnership with leaders such as GBB in Nigeria proves that not only is the country keen on digitization but also eager to promote the security of its processes. We are happy to be a part of this journey with Galaxy Backbone.”

On his part, Professor Muhammad Bello Abubakar, GBB’s Managing Director, commented saying:

“I am quite pleased about the partnership between our organization and SHELT. I am confident that this collaboration will further help deliver greater value to the cybersecurity space in Nigeria. Together, we will secure a Digital Nigeria.”

Shelt is a technologically advanced European based Managed Security Service provider (MSSP), offering a versatile range of cybersecurity services to and through leading institutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Shelt has been nominated for 2020 by Enterprise Security Magazine as one of the top 10 Managed Security Service Providers in Europe.

L-R: Professor Muhammad Bello Abubakar, managing director, Galaxy Backbone Limited and Mr. Walid Bou Abssi, business Development manager at SHELT Global Limited, during the agreement signing ceremony at GBB’s office in Abuja (Nigeria)
L-R: Professor Muhammad Bello Abubakar, managing director, Galaxy Backbone Limited and Mr. Walid Bou Abssi, Business Development manager at SHELT Global Limited, during the agreement signing ceremony at GBB’s office in Abuja (Nigeria)

Galaxy Backbone is a public enterprise of the Federal Government of Nigeria incorporated in 2006 with the primary mandate of setting up and operating a unified Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure platform that addresses the connectivity, transversal and other technology imperatives for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government.

The company is also charged with operating a nationwide network backbone for the benefit of public and private organizations and to help facilitate the digital inclusion of underserved areas and rural communities towards the realization of the MDG goals.


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