FUG Pensions Assists Down Syndrome Foundation

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Ebere Nwoji

The Future Unity Glanvills (FUG) Pensions Limited, recently assisted children of the Down Syndrome Foundation by organising Christmas Carol to give them sense of belonging during the festive period.

The company said the gesture was part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) to its host community.
The company, known for its drive to pay back to the society through its CSR projects, has been in the forefront in ensuring that people with special needs, including the children with Down Syndrome have a sense of belonging.

At the Christmas Carol the Managing Director, FUG Pensions Limited, Usman Suleiman, said the gesture was to assist the children with Down Syndrome have a sense of belonging in the society, adding that the PFA, in the past, has been supporting not just the DSF, but also in other CSR projects within the environment it operates.

He maintained that the company, had in the past, supported the foundation morally, physically and financially in a bid to give back to the society it is conducting its business activities.

Suleiman pledged that his firm, will continue to impact the lives of the less privileged so that they can be successful in the society.
“This is also an avenue to sell not only FUG Pensions brand, but also the entire pension scheme in the country”. Suleiman stressed.

Speaking on the sideline of the event to journalists, the General Manager & Head of Investment, FUG Pensions, Mrs. Ngozi Chuks-Okeke, said, aside the partnership with Down Syndrome Foundation, her company, recently, partnered the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on ember months, donating reflective jackets and distributing handbills to create awareness on speed limits, driving with good tyres and how to have a safe drive all the time, especially, in the yuletide,where people travel for Christmas and New Year festivals.

She added that the firm, equally partnered with Lion’s Club, adopted a classroom at Anthony Village Primary School, where it furnished the classroom with furniture as well as partnered with Bells of Mercy Orphange Home, all in Lagos State.

While urging other corporate organisations to extend their helping hands to the less privileged in the society, she promised that her PFA will continue to initiate and support projects, such as this, in a bid to grow and develop the country.

“This is our own little way of contributing to the society we operate in and we will continue to do more of this, she pointed out.