Gov. Imoke Commends Airtel for Adopting Rural School

In Breaking News, Education, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

Calabar, Nigeria; October 4, 2012: Nigeria’s Leading mobile operator, Airtel Networks Limited, has been commended by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke, for adopting a rural primary school in the state.

The governor, who was speaking, when a team of Airtel executives led by the Managing Director & CEO, Mr. Rajan Swaroop, paid him a courtesy visit in Calabar yesterday, stated that Airtel’s gesture was in line with the state’s vision to provide education to the poorest of the poor in rural communities of the state.

Imoke who was represented by the Honorable Commissioner for Education, Professor Offiong E. Offiong, praised the initiative of Airtel Nigeria to adopt a school in the state unsolicited, which clearly underlines the telco’s commitment to giving back to the community through its visionary Corporate Social responsibility programme.

He explained that indeed latest statistics indicate that about two percent of the state’s population has no access to education, adding that Airtel’s gesture has increased the opportunities available to the people of the state to benefit from modern education in pursuit of the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG)

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Most Hoods That Vandalized Properties In Calabar Are Akwa Ibomites – Police (VIDEO)

By Archibong Jeremiah The Nigeria Police Force, Cross River State Command has disclosed that, most of the hoodlums that

Read More...

#Calabar: ACROJ Condemns Arson, Pledges Media Support In Restoring Calm

By Patrick Obia Association of Cross River Online Journalists (ACROJ) has condemned in totality Friday and Saturday’s mass looting

Read More...

#EndSARS: CPJ Calls For Investigation Into Attacks On Journalists And Media Houses During Protests

By Jonathan Ugbal Nigerian authorities should conduct a swift and transparent investigation into recent attacks on journalists and media

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now