World Book Day: Airtel Donates books to Underprivileged Children
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, is set to commemorate the 2018 World Book Day with public primary school pupils across different locations in the country with the donation of 5000 books and hosting of book-reading sessions.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, flagged-off the initiative today Monday, 23rd April, 2018, with an interactive session with primary four and five students of one of the company’s Adopted schools, Oremeji Primary School 2, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ajegunle, Lagos.
During the session, Ogunsanya shared stories to inspire the kids, hold a reading session that have many of the kids as active participants while also donated reading books to the children to instill and encourage a culture of reading in them.
Airtel says the book reading sessions and book donation exercises will also hold in different locations across the country.
The book reading and donation sessions will take place on Wednesday, April 25 in Kaduna; Friday, April 27 in Abuja; Tuesday, May 8, in Anambra and Thursday, May 10 in Kwara State.
Commenting on the World Book Day Initiative, Airtel’s Director of Corporate Communications & CSR, Emeka Oparah, said the company is committed to supporting underprivileged children and creating platforms that will inspire young Nigerians to succeed.
“We believe in investing in young Nigerians as they are our future leaders. The World Book Day provides a fine opportunity for us to support underprivileged children and inspire them to read and do so much more. We are confident that with the right support young Nigerians will do well,” he said.
World Book Day is celebrated to provide the people with many ideas and plans to make them aware about the situation and condition in the World. WBD is celebrated to provide the people to gather knowledge about many types of Books which makes them to get the specific knowledge about their requirements.