Firm honours 2020 Maltina Teacher of the year, donates 200-seater auditorium to school
As part of its promise to reward the school that produces winner of Maltina Teacher of the year competition, Nigerian Breweries Plc, recently commissioned a 200-seater auditorium at the Concordia College, Yola, Adamawa State, built in honour of one of its teachers and winner of the 2020 Maltina Teacher of the Year, Miss Oluwabunmi Anani.
Speaking at the handover ceremony, Secretary to the Adamawa State Government, Umar Bindi, expressed appreciation to Nigerian Breweries for investing in education as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Bindi, who was represented by the Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Wilbina Jackson, lauded Anani for the milestone achievement, noting that the sterling performance could not have been possible without a conducive learning environment by both government and the school.
He said: “I want to applaud the teacher who won the grand prize at the sixth edition of Maltina Teacher of the year. This achievement would not have been possible without the enabling environment set by Concordia College, Yola and the state government for providing security and a conducive learning environment.
Chairman, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Chief Kola Jamodu, represented by Head of Public and External Relations, Uzodinma Odenigbo, congratulated Anani, saying her commitment was a constant reminder that no society can exist without the solid foundation provided by teachers.
He described the achievements recorded by Anani and her colleagues as a testament to the quality and excellence in teaching obtainable at Concordia College, Yola.
While expressing hope that the facility would be of immense benefit to the people of Adamawa State, he assured that the company remains committed to contributing its quota to education in Nigeria.
Since its inception in 2009, the Nigerian Breweries/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund has delivered several intervention projects in education.
These include construction and furnishing of over 140 classrooms, libraries and toilets in various schools in Kano, Sokoto, Plateau and Kaduna states.