CSR: Access Bank constructs school in Surulere
Access Bank Plc has pledged its commitment towards promoting various corporate social responsibility initiatives aimed at enhancing economic growth and development of the country.
Consequently, its conduct and compliance group had reconstructed a dilapidated building at the Obele Community Senior Secondary School in Surulere, Lagos.
According to a statement by the lender, the building contains three mega-size classrooms, two offices and one toilet.
The Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary, Education District IV, Mrs. Lola Are-Adegbite, who spoke during the inauguration of the building, noted that the lender placed much value on education.
Are-Adegbite, who was represented by the Director, Co-Curricula, Science and Technology, Education District IV, Mrs. Muyinat Abimbola, was quoted to have said that the conducive environment offered by the new building would redefine education for students of the school.
Appreciating the bank’s gesture in partnering the Lagos State Government to meet the infrastructural needs of the school, the educationist stated that increase in school enrollment had made the state government to embark on building and renovating schools.
She said, “This responsibility has been made easier with the emergence of old students association, non-governmental organisations and some other corporate organisations coming to the rescue. Among them all, Access Bank stands tall.”
The Head, Conduct and Compliance Group, Access Bank, Mr. Pattison Boleigha, was quoted to have said that the lender has a culture of giving back to the society.
“Today, it is Obele Community Senor Secondary School’s turn to enjoy this special service from Access Bank through its staff members,” he added.