Ikeja Electric Plc says it has donated essential items, including clothes and food, to the Lagos State Rehabilitation and Training Centre, Ikorodu, to commemorate this year’s International Day of Charity.
The Head, Corporate Communications, Ikeja Electric, Mr Felix Ofulue, said in a statement that the exercise was aimed at supporting the concerted effort of government, charitable organisations, individuals and other corporates to alleviate the plight of the underserved in the society.
He stated, “Ikeja Electric Plc is a responsible and responsive organisation committed to providing world-class services to customers while also adding value to the society through its Personal Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.
“Our P-CSR platform enables both the company and the employees to carry out voluntary charitable activities aimed at making considerable impact on the different levels of the society. Under the P-CSR programme, we also have the Employee Volunteer Scheme, which enables our employees to voluntarily contribute their time and resources towards the progress of the communities in which we operate. This humane acts further corroborate our commitment to giving back to the society.”
According to the statement, the items, including foodstuffs, clothes, shoes and personal care products, were received by the Principal of the centre, Mr Adebimpe Eyiowuawi.
He commended the power firm for the expression of love, care and empathy towards the inmates.
He thanked the company and urged the management not to rest on its laurels in its commitment to alleviating the plight of the underserved.