Reading body partners NNPC, Shell, others over literacy – Guardian Nigeria

To promote literacy, AIFA Reading Society has partnered with Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited/ Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) and its co-venture partners, ExxonMobil, Total Energies and Agip to promote reading culture and literacy among students in Eko Akete Grammar School, Lagos.

Through the partnership, textbooks and notebooks and educational materials were donated to the learning institution. The partners also launched a book-reading club to be supported by Women in Shell (WIS) volunteers with a view sustaining interest in reading.
Representatives of NNPC/SNEPCo, Lagos State Ministry of Education and Education District III, Directors of AIFA Reading Society, the school’s administrators and members of the Junior School Parents’ Forum graced the event.
Chief Executive Officer of Whyte Cleon Limited and a Director in AIFA Reading Society, Mrs. Nireti Adebayo, reiterated the organisation’s commitment to sustainable education, advising the pupils to improve themselves for future challenges.
Strategy, Planning and Operations Manager, Corporate Relations Nigeria, Tunde Adams, who represented Managing Director of SNEPCo, lauded the company’s zeal for quality education in Nigeria.
Representative of   NNPC Group Managing Director, Mrs. Tolulope T. Derin-Adefuwa, said the national oil firm believes in touching lives through education and would continue to support scholarship.
She charged students to believe in themselves, represent Nigeria positively and shine the light wherever they find themselves.

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