LASG lauds Nigerdock over education infrastructure donation

The Lagos state government Thursday commended Nigerdock, a maritime company at the Snake Island Integrated Free Zone, for provision of education infrastructure in Lagos

Other infrastructures provided includes; community buses, a new police station, an access road and a new jetty under construction at Igbologun, a riverine community at Amuwo Odofin local government area of the state.

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Jamiu Tolani Alli-Balogiun, gave the commendation when Nigerdock handed over the new junior and senior secondary schools with a capacity for 800 students to serve the people of Igbologun, Igboeseyore and Igbosu communities area of state.

He lauded the company for the planning, finance and execution of the projects as its Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR) to the communities where it operates.

“Decision to invest in the education of children in these communities is laudable and will serve as a huge social capital and investment for your organisations with multiplier effects on parents, students, teachers and the entire communities,” he said.

In his remarks, the Chairman/CEO of Nigerdock, Mr. Maher Jarmakani stated that the new schools’ facilities include seven classrooms each, an administrative block, and an 800-capacity school hall with chairs. This is in addition to Physics, Chemistry and Biology laboratories for Senior Secondary School and Home Economics laboratory for the Junior Secondary Schools.