By Chinonye Anyatonwu
As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to schools and host communities, the Port Manager Tincan Island Port Mallam Buba Jubril has asserted that the Corporate Social Responsibility gifts which consisted of school bags and umbrellas be extended to the Lagos State Model College, Kankon Badagry.
These as an initiative of the Port CSR Programmes to encourage and appreciate the school whose one of the student named Josephine Krisliwedo Hunpe won the NPA’s Quiz competition which was held to celebrate the 2020 International World Maritime Day last year.
Showcasing the items to our correspondent at the school assembly in Kankon Badagry, the representative of the Port Manager and the Principal Manager C&SC Mrs Hauwa Usman stated that the Lagos State Model College Kankon, Badagry was one of the few schools chosen for coming first amongst 3,000 schools that participated in the competition.
She added that the gesture is also to encourage other students of the same school to strive to be like their colleague since the school is the best among other good schools.
Also Speaking, a member of the Tincan Port delegation, and a Principal Manager C&SC
Mr. Sola Adesanwo advised the children to always dream big and not give room to distractions, as this will help them to easily achieve their goals.
He affirmed that being the best will make them to stand out among their peers .
Earlier, In his welcome address the Principal of the school Mr. Ibitoye Ibikunle Olusegun while receiving the school bags and umbrellas for the teachers
Commended the Port Manager, Tincan Island Complex, Mallam Buba Jubril for the amazing gesture adding that he never imagined any organisation remembering them in the remote village of Kankon in Badagry where the school is located.
The school principal added that the gifts is a big motivation for the students as it will encourage and make them look back in their future and as a turning point in their life to help them imbibe the spirit of giving.
In appreciation, Mr. Ibitoye thanked the TICP management saying that he was truly elated as this is a practical reflection of the rewards which goes hand in hand with sanctions in the educational sector.
He however prayed for the team and the delegations that visited the school in Kankon.
The highlight of the event was the selection of indigent students of the school who benefited from the gift of bag each from the TICP management.
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