Record Information Management (RIMA) Foundation has announced the establishment of a new branch in South Africa (RIMA SA).
President of RIMA, Mr. Oyedokun Ayodeji Oyewole, said in a statement sent to Starconnect Media that the registration of RIMASA was part of RIMA Foundation strategic expansion drive in Africa being a pivotal objective for which the Foundation was established in propagating the awareness for proper management and security of records and information and the overall development of the Records and Information Management (RIM) Industry in Africa, informed by the several achievements and growth the foundation has so far attained since inception in Nigeria.
He further explained that this will present tremendous opportunities in term of career and investment in Africa, noting that the strength of the African RIM market is yet to be fully exploited by the international RIM community and RIMA is ready to assist in showcasing these opportunities to the whole World through the various outreach programs planned for the coming years.The management of RIMA also noted that establishment of branch offices will be a continuous exercise as the foundation will be establishing it presence in other Africa Countries in accordance with its strategic plan to cover the whole of Africa for a developed RIM Industry.
Oyedokun said: “Nigeria is an extremely important Country in Africa. It has always played a pivotal role in the development of the continent and whatever happens in Nigeria usually gets replicated positively in other parts of the Continent”.“The opening of this branch by RIMA Foundation is a positive development for South Africa RIM Industry and a testament to the importance of South Africa within the continent of Africa.” RIMA President further stated that “We are quite pleased with the generous support we have received from the people and government of South Africa for making this possible. This has been quite encouraging and we fully intend to extend the various laudable programs we have been running here in Nigeria to professionals in South Africa.