Florence Seriki : The Fall of a Great Star


Just when we are celebrating the old making waves in the IT sector , the ICT Sector was thrown into mourning at the loss of an Icon “Florence Seriki” ,who is said to be the Chairman and CEO of Omatek Plc, which was the first indigenous IT company to be listed on Nigerian Stock Exchange. She established Omatek 25 years ago.

We lost her to the cold hands of Pancreas Cancer in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) at 53, we got to know that recently the sickness came to the known. This news of her death was announced by ” Adebiyi Fashoyin” (her close confidant and former  Head of Corporate Communication of Omatek Computers ).


She was born  August 16, 1963 in Lagos to the Udebu family from Ebu, Delta State. She was the First Child of Five (5) girls.

She attended Reagan Memorial Baptist Secondary School, Sabo Yaba between (1975- 1980) and later went to Federal School of Science, Lagos.

She studied Chemical Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife. Then the rest is Omatek Plc.

She was a Notable ICT Entrepreneur


  • Fellow at Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers
  • Nigerian Computer Society
  • Institute of Directors
  • Former President of Information Technology Association of Nigeria (ITAN)

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