Lafarge Africa foundation renovates classrooms in Nigeria
As part of fulfilling its corporate social responsibility to its host community, Lafarge Africa Plc in collaboration with the Care Foundation at the weekend renovated a few dilapidated classrooms at the Anglican Nursery and Primary School, Oke-Oyingbo area of Ikorodu, in Lagos. The firm also donated some building materials such as bags of cement, paints, shovels and hand gloves to the contractors.
Addressing news men, Head of Sustainability and Corporate Brand, Lafarge Africa Plc, Temitope Oguntokun noted that the gesture was made to support government in providing an enabling learning environment for primary schools pupils in the country. “We at Lafarge believe in the educational development of the Nigerian youth and that is why we are here as part of our corporate social responsibility to contribute to the educational development in our community,” she said.
Echoing similar sentiments, the representative of Ikorodu Federal Constituency and founder of Care Foundation, Hon. Babajimi Benson noted that the gesture is in accordance with the Federal Government ‘Change Begins with Me Campaign.’