In promotion of its dedication to giving quality instruction to poverty stricken understudies inside the nation, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) have granted grant to 110 optional school understudies.
Talking amid the Cradle-to-Career grant function in Abuja, the General Manager External Relations, Shell, Igo Weli, said: “I am especially cheerful that, notwithstanding the low oil cost in the worldwide market and the financial difficulties in the nation, SNEPCo and its concessionaire, the NNPC and co-venturers, Esso Exploration and Production Company (Deepwater Ltd), Total E and P Nigeria Ltd and Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd – ENI, have kept confidence with our dedication to bolster Nigerian adolescents to go to a portion of the best optional schools in the nation. We do this since instruction is critical to national advancement; it is the solution for now’s difficulties and a grapple for a superior and brighter future.”
The recipients and their folks depicted the Cradle-to-Career grant as a lifetime opportunity to better their part, and lauded NNPC and SNEPCo for the open door. SNEPCo propelled the National Cradle-to-Career program in 2014 to connect instructive imbalances coming about because of geographic and financial contrasts.
The try contributes towards the acknowledgment of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ‘Instruction for All’ objective.
As indicated by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu, who was spoken to by the Deputy Director, Basic and Secondary Education, Mrs. Abimbola Olamilokun, charged other corporate bodies to imitate the signal, even as he praised the support to-vocation program as a one of a kind Corporate Social Responsibility, (CSR) activity.
On his part, The Director of Quality Assurance in the National Examinations Council (NECO) Dr. Ikechukwu Anyanwu said: “We assumed a dynamic part in the determination procedure and we can validate that it was reasonable and straightforward. The understudies who have come through speak to the best of what we had from open optional schools and we see them changing to end up pioneers on the off chance that they stay aware of same soul of diligent work and duty.
Then, the recipients have started their studies in six schools inside the nation, which incorporates: Premiere Academy, Abuja; Nigerian Turkish International College, Kaduna; St. Francis Catholic Secondary School, Lagos; Lead Forte Gate College, Lagos; Top Faith International Secondary School, Akwa Ibom Staten and Grundtvig International Secondary School, Anambra State.