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Friday, 24 June 2016

Etisalat boosts science education in adopted secondary schools with donation of ICT facilities

Etisalat’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, Adopt-A-School initiative brought smiles to the students, teachers and Lagos state government when it formally handed over modern Information and Communication Technology (ICT), laboratory and educational facilities to two of its adopted schools in Lagos State; Akande Dahunsi Memorial Junior and Senior High Schools.

Etisalat’s gesture is aimed at promoting an environment conducive for learning which will bring out the best in the students. Among theapparatuses donated are biology, chemistry and physics laboratories, projector, laptops, a router and provision of free internet access to the senior school's computer laboratory for 12 months in the first instance. Others include the provision of furniture, repair of water treatment plant, reconnection of the schools to the general power grid, as well as other sundry repair works carried out in the schools.

Making the presentation to the management of the schools was the Director, Regulatory and CSR, Etisalat Nigeria, Ikenna Ikeme who saidAkande Dahunsi Memorial Junior and Senior High Schools were adopted in 2009.He further explained thatICT is the bedrock of the global socio-economic prosperity, and stressed the imperative of empowering Nigerian youth through increased access to modern equipment, relevant online training and educational materials.

On her part Principal, Akande Dahunsi Memorial Senior High School, Mrs. Olayinka Badejo,said the students have benefited immensely from the relationship between Etisalat and the schools.
 “The laptops, internet facility and laboratory equipment donated to the school will go a long way in boosting the practical knowledge of the students”, she added.
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2 comments:

Juliet Iwuno said...

Good one! Linda take note!

Genevieve Okoroigbo said...

Issohk seen!



says, Genevieve.

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