Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited (HMNL) has commenced the inauguration of ultra-modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) laboratories in select public schools across the country.

The auto company said that the project was in line with its global cardinal objective of “Moving the World Together.”

It also said that the project was aimed at exercising the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) principles of supporting grassroots education and enhancing human resources development.

At least, eight schools and colleges in Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt are select beneficiaries of the ultramodern ICT gadgets, which include the installation of 20 desktops computers each.

Parvir Singh, Managing Director, Stallion Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited in his keynote address at the inauguration of the ICT laboratory at Vetland Senior Grammar School Oko-Oba – Agege Lagos said the project also sought to improve the lives of the people under a development-oriented and sustainable movement.

Singh said that this year’s CSR campaign initiative was christened: ‘Supporting Computer Education for Brighter Tomorrow.’

Represented at the occasion by Gaurav Vashisht, the company’s Head of Sales and Marketing, Singh said the initiative was crucial to Hyundai corporate social values of touching lives and being a customer-centric organisation that is loved and trusted by the society.

He informed further that the event was also being held simultaneously in several parts of the world with other Hyundai dealerships.

Singh hoped that the project would impact directly, hundreds of thousands of lives in Lagos and several other communities in Port-Harcourt and Abuja.

He said: “We in Nigeria, in line with Hyundai Motors global CSR maxim of ‘Moving the World Together,’ are joining hundreds of thousands of other Hyundai dealerships across the world to demonstrate Hyundai’s CSR doctrines of empowering lives, supporting youths’ education and helping them to access quality education.”

In her reaction, Adebunmi Adekanye, the Lagos State Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education who inaugurated the facility, said the recipient schools have had their ICT labs equipped.

The schools, according to her are: Vetland Senior Grammar School Oko-Oba-Agege, Ipakodo Senior Grammar School Ikorodu, Kuramo Senior College Victoria Island and Fazi-l-Omar High School Iwaya-Yaba.

Adekanye confirmed that the facilities would aid effective teaching and learning of computer studies as well as prepare the students for participation in online competitions and examinations.

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