MTNF’s N100m aid for Ondo students, schools
By Dayo Johnson, Akure
THE MTN Foundation says it has provided scholarship and school furniture worth N100million to students and schools across Ondo State.
MTN Chairman, Prince Julius Adelusi Adeluyi, disclosed this in Akure while donating 150 desks, benches and teachers’ tables and chairs to Aquinas College.
The donation was to complement the state government’s efforts to improve the quality of learning in the state.
Adeluyi said the gesture will enhance the education of students. The Chairman said that the people had benefitted from various MTNF projects valued at over N236m in the last 12 years. According to him, the Foundation was determined to continue improving the quality of life of the people and bring hope to the young ones. The Executive Secretary of the Foundation, Nonny Ugboma, said over 16 million Nigerians had received support through the Foundation since 2005.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, a product of the school, lauded the Foundation’s impactful intervention and called on other corporate organizations to emulate MTNF.