9 February 2013

Nigeria: Flour Mills Expends N200 Million On CSR

Lagos — As part of its corporate social responsibility, Flour Mills Nigeria PLC has expended N200 million on environment and beautification schools in Apapa area of Lagos state.

At the commissioning programme in Lagos, Group Managing Director of Flour Mills, Emmanuel Ukpabi said the beautification is geared towards improving the environment and rehabilitating schools for peaceful co-habitation of the people.

"Kindly recall that at a flag off ceremony, held as part of Flour Mills' 'golden anniversary' celebrations in September, 2010, we announced our company's intention to spend N200 million towards executing three key projects aimed at improving Apapa community, the environment and the welfare of our people," Ukpabi said.

The three projects, according to the GMD, include remodel and beautify the Post Office round about in Apapa Central Area and adopt and give a facelift to the road media stretching from Marine bridge to Apapa Wharf which included landscaping, beautification and provision of street lights and rehabilitation and refurbish United Christian Nursery and Primary School, Apapa.

"Apapa residents and visitors share experiences and testimonies about our accomplishments. The approaching landscape to Apapa Wharf road has been transformed and beautified with structures, greenies and street lights powered from our company's generating facility. Similarly, the Post Office round about adopted, remodeled and developed by Flour Mills has contributed immensely to the beautification of Apapa Central area and environment," the GMD said.

In his remark, the Executive Chairman of Apapa local government, Joseph Ayodeji said Flour Mills is one of the few corporate organizations that have demonstrated its concerns for the general well being of the people especially in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility.

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