Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) and Techno Oil Limited have delivered new projects to boost their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes in their host communities.
While SNEPCo at the weekend handed over a library complex and computer room donated to St. Mary’s Convent School in Lagos, the pace-setting initiative of Techno Oil in CSR has started yielding dividends for benefiting communities and institutions in the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) results of students.
Speaking at the hand-over ceremony, the Managing Director of SNEPCo, Mr. Tony Attah said his company viewed primary education as a critical building block of the society, adding that SNEPCo is keen to provide support to this level of education in the best way it can.
“We do this within the context of our overall commitment to ensuring that local communities benefit from our presence. We always seek partners to set up viable and sustainable projects that add long term value,” he said.
Attah, who was represented by SNEPCo’s Business Relations Manager, Mr. Kanu Ijere charged the school to make the best use of the facilities in the interest of staff and students.
In his remarks, the Group General Manager in charge of the National Petroleum Investment and Management Services (NAPIMS), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Jonathan Okehs said St. Mary’s Convent School, as one of the beneficiaries of the scheme, was in line with NAPIMS’ vision to contribute to the development of computer literacy and support towards education at all levels in Nigeria.
Okehs, who was represented by a Public Affairs Officer of NAPIMS, Mrs Bunmi Lawson noted that over the years, NAPIMS have constructed and furnished ICT centres for secondary schools and universities across the country