SUPPORT SECURITY AGENCIES FOR EFFECTIVE CRIME FIGHTING IN NIGERIA
- Gideon Egbuchulam, Chairman/CEO, E.F Network Ltd
In response to rising spate of insecurity in the country, the Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer, E.F. Network Ltd, Gideon Egbuchulam, urges every Nigerian to contribute their quota towards the effectiveness of the country’s security agencies to making Nigeria safer.
The company’s CEO stated this in Abuja at a media briefing explained that the recent launch of a security solution, efphonetaxi, was parts of the company’s contributions to Nigeria’s security evolvement towards the embrace of ICT for crimes fighting.
“We (E. F Network Ltd) have developed the efphonetaxi to assist in crime fighting by the security agencies in Nigeria.” he continued, “We cannot all be security officers to make a difference, but could contribute to our country in different ways to enhance the country’s security apparatus.”
Noting that Nigeria is unfortunately among some of the countries in the world that are bedevilled with a high rate of kidnapping and other criminalities, and some of the strategies adopted by countries in a similar situation were the use of ICT and asymmetric approach for crime-fighting; Advising Nigerians to embrace the use of the new technology-efphonetaxi to curtail the scaring levels of phone-related crimes.
He said, “Efphonetaxi will reduce the number of phone-related crimes, as the solution has anti-kidnapping tool which will help Nigeria security agencies respond faster to crimes.”
With the solution, Nigerians can now heave a sigh of relief from the incessant phone-related crimes or phone owners exposing their phone contents to thieves or unauthorized users. The app gives the precise location of the person in possession of the phone hereby providing a tool for instant arrest and clamp down on marauders.
The efphonetaxi.com app renders a stolen phone useless when remotely locked or even facilitates the arrest of the thief. Another beauty of the app is that the icon on the phone can be hidden where the thief won’t even know it is installed and the codes or PIN only known to the owner.
Also, the owner of the phone performs efphonetaxi commands remotely without the thief knowing what is happening, including taking the pictures of the thief. In the event the owner was harmed, the pictures of the taken remotely by the owner or relative with the phone owner’s PIN can be helpful to law enforcement agencies.
The company advised the phone owners to share their access code with a trusted friend or family member who can assist perform the functions of the remote command in the event the owner of the phone is unable to do so due to the phone being lost, stolen or owner kidnapped. This is necessary because, if no command is sent to the phone, the thief may operate the phone. Once the lock code sent, the app locks the phone while the owner commences search activities. By so doing no unauthorized user can access any information on that phone locked.
The company disclosed that if the owner or authorized user fails to initiate a recovery attempt, efphonetaxi app may not know that the phone has been stolen or lost. And advised anyone requiring further explanation or assistance to contacts its customer service at 0903 333 4962 or visits efphonetax.com for more details.