Indomie Donates Equipment to Ode Remo High School0
As part of efforts towards educational development especially Science Education in Nigeria which is the main thrust of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Dufil Prima Foods Plc, makers of Nigeria’s No.1 children favourite meal, Indomie instant noodles has donated a full science laboratory equipment to Ode Remo High School, Ode Remo ,Ogun State.
The donation of the complete set of laboratory equipment which was facilitated by the Ashiwaju of Ode Remo, Barrister Bisi Adegbuyi took place the premises of the School in the sleepy town of Ode Remo, Ogun State on Wednesday, December 8,2010 and was witnessed by Student, Parents, Teachers and the Community at large.
While presenting the equipments to the school on behalf of the MD/CEO, Dufil Prima Foods Plc Mr. Deepak Singhal, the Public Relations and Events Manager Mr. Tope Ashiwaju, disclosed that the gesture of the company is to complement the effort of the government in providing necessary educational tools to enhance learning especially I the area of Science and Technical education.
He urged the Teachers, to ensure that they fully utilize the laboratory equipment to teach and improve upon the performance of the Students in Science subjects especially in their West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASCE) and the National Examination Council (NECO) exams.
Reacting on behalf of the Ode Remo Community, the Ashiwaju of Ode Remo, Barrister Bisi Adegbuyi expressed the profound appreciation of the community to Dufil Prima Foods for the donation while urging parents to ensure they groom their children well to take full advantage of the Science Laboratory Equipments for their advancement and to ensure Ode Remo produce more successful people in the field of Sciences.
Also Speaking at the event, the Principal General for Ode Remo Zone of Ogun State Ministry of Education, Mr. Michael Oredehin lauded the Corporate Social initiative of Dufil by supporting in the area of education noting that Government can not shoulder the responsibility of the education sector alone and require the support of responsible organization like Dufil.
The Representative of the Nloku of Iraye, Oba (Surveyor) Ademola Kalejaiye, Reverend Nelson Lawal explained that the students and the parents should be grateful to Indomie for the equipment which he described as very expensive having worked for almost three decade at Ikosi Methodists High School, Agbowa as the person in charge of procurement of laboratory equipments.
The parents here sited today may not be able to really appreciate what this company is doing for them and their children unless somebody like me that is aware of how much these equipment cost in the market, indeed Ode Remo High school is very lucky because with this donation, the school laboratory will be next to none in whole of the Remo Zone and even in Ogun State in general.
Also at the presentation, the Chairman Ode Remo Development Council, Omoba Gboyega Adeyanju noted that this is the first time Ode Remo High School will have these kind of complete set of Laboratory Equipment since 32 years ago when the school was established as a modern school .
He also admonish parents to encourage their wards to be serious and face their studies squarely as it is the only way they can be successful and bring glory to Ode Remo. He promised to reward the best three students at the end of the session with scholarship.
Earlier in his welcome address, the school Principal Mr. Rasak Oyadina express appreciation to Dufil Prima Foods on behalf of the Students, Teachers, Parents, The PTA Committee and the Ode Remo community for the donations which will go a long way in changing the face of the school.
Source: Nigerian Bulletin