In celebration of the International Literacy Day and in line with the FBNHoldings Group Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability initiatives, FBNInsurance has supported back-to-school kits to needy children in Lagos.
At an event organised by a non-governmental organisation, Jakin NGO, 500 school children from various homes and hospices got free school bags, uniforms, notebooks, sandals and socks, among others.
Jakin NGO covnvener, Bukola Adebiyi, expressed gratitude to the management of FBNInsurance for their support for the programme. She said the insurer had been sponsoring Jakin NGO’s Dress-A-Child-for-School programme for some years.
FBNInsurance Managing Dirctor, Val Ojumah praised Jakin NGO for its commitment to the less privileged. He said at FBNInsurance, they take education seriously.
He said: “This is why our best selling product, FlexiEdu, is designed to help parents and guardians ensure their children and wards enjoy the very best of education, come what may..
“FBNInsurance’s strides in the area of education is well documented. Earlier in the year, the firm refurbished two blocks of classrooms and sunk boreholes in two schools at a rural community near Abraka, Delta State,” he noted.