Company donates $50,000 communication equipment to UNILAG
Country Manager, Dizengoff Nigeria, Mr. Graham Leslie, while speaking at the formal presentation of the equipment, hinted that it is the company’s belief that communication technology is the future of Nigeria and the youth are better drivers of that future, hence the choice of UNILAG as better place to engage them.
Noting that the donation is also part of the company’s social responsibility programme, he said, “We are very much excited about the long term impact this gesture will have to the development of technology in the country and we trust that this donation of communication equipment will be of value to the students and staff of the institution.
Executive vice president of the Dizengoff Group,’ Mr. Kai Wulff, said the vision of Balton CP, the parent company of Dizengoff Nigeria, is to promote teaching and learning in the nation’s educational system.
“We are delighted to make this gesture that shows our commitment to education in general, and to UNILAG in particular. Our company has a wide range of solutions from hardware to software to connectivity solutions which we believe will be of great value to the furtherance of academic excellence in the institution to better prepare students of today for the world of tomorrow.
“Digital learning solutions is fundamental to the economic growth of a nation and the youths are poised to champion this growth. Therefore, for any country to continually develop economically, it must develop the capacity of its youth and the best place to harness these minds for this growth is at the learning institutions,” he said.
Vice Chancellor, UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe assured that the equipment would be put to great use by the students and lecturers at the department of Engineering and the university at large.
The donation was facilitated by Chief Executive Officer of Dynamiss Nigeria Limited, Mr. Roland Sodeinde, a player in the educational system and partner to both the beneficiary and the benefactor.
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