CSR: Indomie Donates Laboratory Equipment to Mainland Senior High Sch., Lagos
Indomie through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has once again contributed to the growth of science education in Lagos State by donating full science laboratory equipment to Mainland Senior High School, Jibowu, Lagos State.
The donation of the complete set of laboratory equipment which took place at the school premises on Friday, April 7, 2017 and was witnessed by the Onisabe of Igbobi Sabe, His Royal Majesty, Oba Owolabi Adeniyi, Students, Parents, Teachers, Media and the members of the Community.
While presenting the equipment to the school on behalf of Dufil Prima Foods Plc., the Group Public Relations and Events Manager, Mr. Tope Ashiwaju, explained that the donation was part of Dufil Prima Foods’ corporate social responsibility initiative tailored towards education and community development.
According to him, this CSR gesture of the company to Mainland Senior High is to complement the effort of the government in providing necessary educational tools to enhance learning especially in the area of Science and Technical education.
“Our joy will be to see the Teachersfully utilize the laboratory equipment to impart knowledge that will improve the performance of the Students in Science subjects especially in their West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASCE) and the National Examination Council (NECO) exams.”
Ashiwaju revealed that the company have instituted a scholarship scheme for the students of remarkable education achievement from Secondary School Certificate up to the Masters level. He further advised them to take advantage of this opportunity. “All I want is for the teachers to take full advantage of the opportunity by taking extra effort to teach the students and students to learn, stay focus and continue to dish out outstanding results and the scholarship will be yours”. Ashiwaju explained.
Reacting on behalf of the Igbobi Community, Onisabe of Igbobi Sabe, His Royal Majesty, Oba Owolabi Adeniyi expressed the profound appreciation of the community to Dufil Prima Foods for the donation while urging students to make good use of the science laboratory equipment for their advancement and to ensure the community produce more successful personalities in the field of Science later in the future.
The Lagos State Director of Projects Education, District 4, Mrs. Bolarinwa Folashade who represented State Tutor-General and Permanent Secretary for Education, District 4, at the event,said that Mainland Senior High is very lucky because with this donation, the school laboratory will be next to none in the community.
Earlier in his welcome address, the school Principal, Mr Ayodele Odupe expressed appreciation to Dufil Prima Foods on behalf of the Students, Teachers, Parents, PTA Committee and the whole Education District 4 for the donation. He expressed that the gesturewill go a long way in changing the face of the science education in the school. He further noted that Government alone cannot shoulder the responsibility of the education sector; and advised other corporate organizations to emulate Dufil Prima Foods Plc.