CSR: Ecobank Donates Water Facility To Abesan Primary School



Ecobank Nigeria has donated an ultra-modern, multi-million naira water facility project to Abesan Primary School, Alimosho Local Government Area in Lagos state as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) engagements in host communities. The project includes a borehole, scaffolding water reservoir of 2000 litres; 14 taps points with pumping machines; generating set as source of alternate power supply; six-room modern toilets facility and renovation of part of the school fence. Handing over the facilities to the management of the school, business head, commercial banking and public sector, Ecobank Nigeria, Rotimi Morohunfola, said the execution of the projects is part of “Ecobank Day” – a day set aside by the bank to reaching out to the communities where it operates as part of its CSR initiative. According to him, this year’s programme is dedicated to promoting safe water for healthy living. Morohunfola said Ecobank believes in making a change in the lives of people within the communities where it does business in order to improve health and to foster economic growth. “We share the view that access to clean, safe drinkable and usable water should not be difficult. We understand the importance of water and its ability to soothe, rejuvenate, and heal,” he said. He further disclosed that the bank was involved in various CSR projects in different schools across the country of which Abesan Primary School is one. “This is part of a commitment by the Ecobank Group to promoting a conducive environment for learning in schools across Africa. Ecobank has a promise to support initiatives and partner in projects that impact and touch peoples’ lives.” On his part, the education secretary, Alimosho Local Government Authority, Hon. Airat Mojirade Alamu commended Ecobank for providing the borehole facility to the school. She stressed that the initiative strengthens community, private and public involvement and participation in the school development programme of the Lagos State government.


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