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NIMASA inspiring educational excellence, donating learning materials to schools

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Donates learning materials to schools in South-South, South-East

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Our CSR aims to stimulate Development – Dakuku

Representatives of Modebe Secondary School, Onitsha, Anambra State, led by Engr Ebere Anosike, receiving laptops and other educational materials from Head, Planning, Research, and Data Management Services, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mrs. Ronke Thomas, who represented the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, during the distribution of learning materials to schools in the South-South and South-East geopolitical zones, in Port Harcourt.

.In a gesture of goodwill intended to
motivate quality education, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety
Agency (NIMASA) has donated educational materials to schools in the South-South
and South-East geopolitical zones. 

The gesture is part of the Agency’s
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

Schools in Imo, Rivers, Anambra, and
Abia states benefited from the materials, which included desktop computers,
laptops, uninterrupted power supply (UPS) system, white boards, exercise books,
pens, pencils, white board pens, scientific calculators, and textbooks for
English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Economics. 

Students of RoyalCourt School, Rumuekini, Rivers State, led by their principal, Njoku Barnabas, receiving laptops and other educational materials from Head, Planning, Research, and Data Management Services, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mrs. Ronke Thomas, who represented the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, during the distribution of learning materials to schools in the South-South and South-East geopolitical zones, in Port Harcourt.

Director-General of NIMASA, Dr.
Dakuku Peterside, said the donations were in line with the Agency’s CSR mission
to encourage educational excellence and stimulate national development.


Dakuku, who was represented by the
Head, Planning, Research, and Data Management Services, NIMASA, Mrs. Ronke
Thomas, stated, “We are making these donations to encourage learning and
excellence in our education system, which will ultimately inspire development.

Students
of Okrika Grammar School, Okrika, Rivers State, led by their principal,
Abbey-Kalio Anibibia, receiving laptops and other educational materials from
Head, Planning, Research, and Data Management Services, Nigerian Maritime
Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mrs. Ronke Thomas, who represented
the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, during the distribution
of learning materials to schools in the South-South and South-East geopolitical
zones, in Port Harcourt
.
“We also intend to encourage students
to build a career in maritime and help to drive the on-going efforts to unlock
the vast potential of Nigeria’s blue economy.

“Though a few schools have been
selected for this educational support exercise, which is being conducted
simultaneously across the six geopolitical zones of the country, more schools
will be benefiting from this gesture in the near future.”

The benefiting schools were Okrika
Grammar School, Okrika; Community Secondary School, Opobo; RoyalCourt School,
Rumuekini; Community Secondary School, Ubima; Umuariam Secondary Technical
School, Umuariam; Abayi Girls Secondary School; and Modebe Secondary School,
Onitsha.

Thanking NIMASA for the kind gesture,
a traditional ruler in Imo State, His Royal Highness, Eze Adison Nwaigwe, the
Eze Ohachoro III of Umuariam, said, “NIMASA’s choice of these public schools
for this donation is symbolic and strategic. Education can make a lot of
difference between the poor and the rich. If you commit yourself to quality
study, you can get to the top, irrespective of your background.”

The traditional ruler, who was
represented by Engr. Ebere Anosike, urged the communities hosting the
benefiting schools to support the government and the schools to secure the
learning materials.

In his vote of thanks, the Director,
Eastern Zone, NIMASA, Mr. Heaky Dimowo, praised the students’ enthusiasm in
learning, saying, “We expect that this modest action of ours performed to
convey our love for quality education will help to sustain and, indeed,
increase the zeal of the students in education. And we urge the authorities of
the recipient schools to ensure that the items are put to judicious use.”

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