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Photo shows Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc (Right) handing over the keys to the newly built block of 6 classrooms to Mrs. Adebunmi Adekoya, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Lagos State, representing Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule, Deputy Governor, Lagos State, during the commissioning of a newly built block of 6 classrooms donated by the Nigerian Breweries/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund to St. Patrick Grammar School, Epe, Lagos State on Wednesday. With them are Chief Mrs. Adedoja Otedola, former first lady of Lagos State and Mr. Adeniyi Saliu, Executive Chairman, Eredo Local Council Development Area.

Lagos Govt Commends Nigerian Breweries at School Donation

Photo shows Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc
(Right) handing over the keys to the newly built block of 6 classrooms to
Mrs. Adebunmi Adekoya, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Lagos
State, representing Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule, Deputy Governor, Lagos
State, during the commissioning of a newly built block of 6 classrooms
donated by the Nigerian Breweries/Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund to
St. Patrick Grammar School, Epe, Lagos State on Wednesday. With them are
Chief Mrs. Adedoja Otedola, former first lady of Lagos State and Mr.
Adeniyi Saliu, Executive Chairman, Eredo Local Council Development Area.

Lagos Govt Commends Nigerian Breweries at School Donation

The Lagos State Government has lauded Nigerian Breweries Plc for its
commitment to the development of education and other skilled manpower in
the state and Nigeria.

Speaking at St. Patrick Grammar School, Epe, Lagos State on Wednesday where
a newly built block of six classrooms and conveniences was donated to St.
Patrick Grammar School, Epe by the Nigerian Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei
Education Trust Fund, the state Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule
described Nigerian Breweries as a responsible corporate entity of repute.

“That Nigerian Breweries Plc is a responsible corporate entity is not a
subject of debate. Her intervention in this school with the provision of a
block of six classrooms, five toilets, 24 fans complimented by the supply
of 150 dual students’ furniture and six sets of teachers’ furniture speaks
volume about her passion for the development of education and production of
skilled manpower to help the growth of the economy of Lagos State and
Nigeria,” she said.

The Deputy Governor, who was represented by Mrs. Adebunmi Adekoya,
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, said that the state
government was committed to providing new structures and rehabilitating
existing ones across educational institutions in the state to ensure that
quality education is accessible to all students irrespective of their
locations.

In his remarks, the Corporate Affairs Adviser of Nigerian Breweries Plc,
Kufre Ekanem said that the donation was a demonstration of its unwavering
commitment to the developmental aspirations of the people of Lagos State.
He also explained that the company’s interests in the state and Nigeria
goes beyond doing business and making profits to adding value and touching
lives in critical sectors of the economy.

“As a responsible corporate citizen, our interest in Lagos State and
Nigeria goes beyond the pursuit of business or profit. We believe that the
right investment in the education of our children will secure a bright
future for our nation. And in line with our corporate philosophy of *Winning
with Nigeria*, we are resolutely committed to this going into the future,”
he stated.

Ekanem further urged the school authority and students to use the facility
to the good and progress of the state and Nigeria.

The latest donation adds to the increasing number of schools that have
benefitted from similar projects in Lagos State under the Nigerian
Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund. These include Obele Primary
School, Surulere; Okesuna High School, Lagos Island; and Igbobi College,
Yaba. Others are: Adisa Bashua Primary School, Dedeke Memorial Girls
Primary School and Randle Avenue Primary School in Surulere.

Other guests at the commissioning included Chief (Mrs.) Adedoja Otedola,
widow of former Lagos State Governor, Sir Michael Otedola; Mr. Adeniyi
Saliu, Executive Chairman of Eredo Local Council Development Area; and Mr.
Adebayo Ibiyeye, Director of Science and Technology at the state Ministry
of Education.

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