In furtherance of its avowed commitment to enrich lives in various
Nigerian communities, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank
Group, has continued to raise the Corporate Social Investment (CSI) bar in
Nigeria. The latest CSI project commissioned by the organisation was the
renovation of a set of classrooms at Ladipo Primary School, Mushin, Lagos, by
the Business Development Unit of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Ltd., a
subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC.
In his welcome
remarks at the official handover of the facility, Eric Fajemisin, Chief
Executive, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited, identified the Stanbic IBTC
Group’s CSI pillars as education, health and economic empowerment. He revealed
that Stanbic IBTC employees voluntarily fund CSI initiatives while the organisation
complements the amount they have raised through matching funds.
He added: “We chose
to renovate these classrooms because of our love for education, these young
students as well as this community. We believe that we cannot make much
progress as a country without a well-educated workforce.”
In a message of
appreciation to Stanbic IBTC, Hon. Olayiwola Olawale, a member of the Lagos
State House of Assembly, representing the Mushin Constituency said that he was
glad to see a corporate body like Stanbic IBTC contributing towards the growth
of education in his constituency.
He said: “What
Stanbic IBTC has done here is to make …read more