Friday, 16 October 2015

Etisalat Handover Renovated Education Facilities to Kano Government

Etisalat Handover Renovated Education Facilities to Kano GovernmentAs part of efforts aimed at boosting quality education, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecoms operator, Etisalat Nigeria, has completed the renovation of several educational facilities at Girls’ Government College, Dala, Kano State in North West Nigeria. ‎

Professor Hafiz Abubakar, ‎the State’s deputy governor and commissioner for Education, on Tuesday unveiled the facilities renovated by Etisalat in the school as part of its Adopt-A-School initiative, a pan-Nigeria intervention programme aimed at facilitating the delivery of quality education through the creation of conducive learning environment for primary and secondary school students. ‎

Speaking about the intervention programme, the Vice President, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria, Ibrahim Dikko, said the company aims to help drive the delivery of quality education. ‎ “The whole aim is to drive the delivery of quality education. What we have done is to create an enabling environment for conducive learning which in turn drives improvement in learning. As an innovative company, we are about driving sustainable development using education as one of the key platforms, “he said. ‎

Dikko, who was represented by the company’s Head, Government and Community Relations, Mohammed Suley-Yusuf, also reiterated the company’s commitment to partnering with the Kano state government in achieving its developmental goals in critical areas particularly education. ‎

“Etisalat is proud to be able to contribute positively to achieving the government’s objective of improving Kano State especially in the area of Education. We will continue to collaborate to move the state and indeed the nation forward, even as we work towards being the telecommunications partner of choice for Nigeria. We laud Kano State government, for recognising the potential of and encouraging public private partnership, “he said. Read More...


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