Huawei launched an ICT Center in a State Secondary School in Lagos, Nigeria. The opening ceremony had in attendance the Public Relations Manager Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited Mrs. Fancy Feng Hongjuan, Human Resource Manager Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited Mr Lucas Xufeng, NYSC Lagos State Coordinator Mr Cyril Akhanemhe, Zone B, Zonal Inspector Mrs. Tokunbo Ashade, Assistant Director, Head Corps Development & Relocation Mrs. Maria Osadebe, the Directors of Friends of The Environment, Mr. Ifeanyi Maduka and Mrs. Kunbi Adesokan, and members of the zonal NYSC batch.
The School’s ICT Center was refurbished by Huawei with Internet-enabled desktops, a projector system, 3-in-1 laser copier system, and air conditioning.
Ebube Oti, the NYSC member who initiated the project thanked Huawei for Sponsoring the project and spoke about the motivation for the project. He further enlightened about his passion for students and their urgent need for Computers and Internet services, especially for exam registration.
Fancy Feng Hongjuan, the Public Relations Manager for Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited, said during her speech at the event, that Huawei saw this project as an opportunity to leverage on the Lagos State initiative for Digital and ICT Libraries in State schools.
She further discussed the Huawei campaign Mantra: Focus, Perseverance and Breakthrough, which were values demonstrated by all parties involved in the project’s success. The Public Relations Manager later concluded her speech by further explaining how the project was implemented with their partner non-governmental organisation Friends of the Environment.
The Lagos State NYSC Coordinator Mr Cyril Akhanemhe commended the effort of the Youth Corper Ebube Oti for initiating the project, Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited for supporting, and Friends of the Environment for planning and implementing the project.
He further stated that if more corporate organizations could emulate Huawei’s efforts, the effect on Nigerian students will be tremendous.