Nipco reiterates support for education in Nigeria
NIPCO Plc has restated commitment to host community development as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives especially in the area of education development through facility upgrade and co -curricular activities in primary schools in Lagos State.
Chief Corporate Affairs Manager (CCAM) of the company, Lawal Taofeek disclosed this in an address at the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Sports Festival / Merit Award for primary school pupils and teachers in Apapa sponsored by NIPCO .
“We see our interventions in education and sports as a social investment which will pay off greatly in the standards of education and sports development in the LGA in particular and the state in general”, he declared
Lawal who disclosed that NIPCO has being a consistent headline being a consistent sponsor of the event aside from facilitating the inter house sports festival of its adopted school in the area – Apapa Nursery & Primary School for years maintained that the events provides a veritable platform for sourcing young talents that could raise the bar for the LG and the state in general in the realm of sports
Lawal who represented the company’s Managing Director, Sanjay Teotia at the twin event, which attracted large turnout of pupils and teachers, said the sponsorship is in line with the organization long standing cordial relationship with the community.
Earlier the Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Authority (SUBEB), Apapa Local Government Area, Olawepo Fausat who paid glowing tributes to NIPCO for its consistency in supporting education and sports in the area, stressing that their noble gesture is worthy of commendation
She said the event was organized to further motivate staff in primary schools in the area as well as provide avenue for sports development.
Olawepo noted that the sports meet facilitated by the company provided a platform to showcase talents and help youths re-direct their minds from social vices to becoming world beaters in competitive sporting endeavors.
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