Mobile manufacturing company, Tecno telecoms limited, has donated eighty-eight high end solar-powered streetlights, to the Ikeja community as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts.
Addressing a teeming audience at an event to launch the donation last week, Tecno’s Managing Director, Mr. Chidi Okonkwo, said the company would continue to invest in a broad spectrum of community-centric projects to better the lives people in its sphere of operations.
“It is proven that private corporations with strong community focus in their business agenda tend to prosper better than the others,” he said, “we’ll like to use this avenue to encourage other businesses and corporations in the area to show commitment to community development by spearheading projects that have lasting impact on the community.”
According to Vanguard, the iFLUX engineered streetlights will enjoy maintenance for optimum operation by Carlcare, another subsidiary of TRASSION Holdings as is the TECNO Mobile and iFLUX brands.
Lagos state Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Olufemi Odubiyi, also speaking at the event, said: “We’re elated as an agency to see what TECNO has done her etoday and we look forward to partnerships between private corporations like TECNO, who are community-centric and the government to bring life changing projects to the people.”