Ikeja Electric, doctors celebrate children
As part of activities to mark this year’s Children’s Day, Ikeja Electric (IE) has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting quality education for Nigerian kids.
The firm also donated educational materials to Agidingbi Primary School, Ikeja, Lagos. At an event to mark the day, the Chief Finance Officer of IE, Olubunmi Olukoju, said the firm celebrated with the schoolchildren as a way of giving back to the society in appreciation of their contribution to the company.
She urged the pupils to observe safety tips at all times while enjoying electricity at home, school and anywhere they find themselves.
Olukoju assured the children and parents of excellent service delivery across coverage areas of Ikeja Electric.
In her response, the head teacher of Agidingbi Primary School, Ehirim Edith, commended Ikeja Electric for distributing educational items to pupils.
Also, Isah Aishat and Mubarak Oyewole, on behalf of the pupils, appreciated IE for the gifts.
In a related development, female medical practitioners under the Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Edo State chapter, have hailed children for their strength and dedication despite challenges of survival, insecurity and poverty.
President of the association, Dr. Adesuwa Urhoghide Edigin, commended children in the country, particularly for their love and devotion to their studies, and aspiring to positively impact the country.
The association also donated menstrual pads and books on Menstrual Hygiene to over 100 school libraries in all 18 local government council areas of Edo State to improve the girl child’s knowledge on menstruation matters.
Edigin said the gesture was part of the association’s commitment to mark the 2021 World Menstrual Hygiene Day. She added that menstruation is a vital part of girl child.
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