Chevron Donates Classrooms to Edjeba Primary School
Sylvester Idowu in Warri
Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has handed over a three classroom block built in Edjeba Primary School, Edjeba community in Delta State to the school management .
Speaking at the handover ceremony of the classrooms, built under a joint venture arrangement with the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), the Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Rick Kennedy said the completed project reaffirmed the company’s commitment to the development of the education sector in the country.
“It is our brief that qualitative education is the bedrock of national development. Our pride will be to see students from this state go on to become internationally celebrated professionals in their chosen fields of studies.”
Kennedy, who was represented by Mr. Momodu Riwanu, also promised that the oil giant will continue to invest in community development, thanking the Edjeba community for ensuring peace for business to thrive.
Mr. Segun Peters, who represented Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Amgbaduba Emmanuel, lauded the oil giant for the gesture, and promised that the state will continue to provide the needed atmosphere for businesses to thrive.
The Chairman, Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Michael Tidi and the member representing Warri South Constituency II in the State House of Assembly, Hon Mathew Opuoru also hailed the company for the completed project, which they said would enhance quality of learning in the school.
The Commissioner for Primary Education, Ms. Rose Ezewu, also thanked the joint venture partners for the donation.
The Principal, Edjeba Basic Secondary School, Mrs. Mayuku Abeji thanked the oil company and promised that the school will make good use of the classrooms and facilities to enhance quality of education.