Nestlé commissions another WASH project in Ogun State School

Learners and Educators of the All Saints Primary School Owode now have access to water and sanitation as Nestlé recently commissioned WASH facilities in the school. The facilities which will serve over 500 individuals including educators, learners and families within the community is further evidence of the company’s commitment to enhancing quality of life and building thriving communities closest to her operations.

Mr. Oluwatosin Sofoluwe, Deputy Zonal Education Officer for Obafemi Owode, representing the Ogun State Honorable Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu; Mr. Sola Ogunbo, Program Manager, Ogun State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency; Dr. Femi Majekodunmi, Executive Chairman, Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB); Victoria Uwadoka, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Nestlé Nigeria PLC; Shakiru Lawal, Country HR Manager, Nestlé Nigeria PLC; Gbenga Oladunjoye, Factory Manager, Nestlé Flowergate Factory, at commissioning of another WASH project at All Saints Primary School Owode, Ogun State.

Speaking at the event, Nestlé Nigeria’s Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Victoria Uwadoka, said, “We recognize the fact that water and sanitation are essential to life and wellbeing. They are therefore, at the core of improving livelihood in any community. This is why Nestlé Nigeria has been at the forefront of actions to increase access to water and sanitation facilities in the communities closest to its operations, especially in the Nestlé for Healthier Kids (N4HK) beneficiary schools.

Leaners of All Saints Primary School Owode in Ogun State, using the newly commissioned facility.

The project we are commissioning today brings the total number of Nestlé donated Community WASH facilities in Ogun State to 14. This is one more step towards attaining our objective of making access to water a reality in every school within the N4HK program in support of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG-6), which is ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. We will continue to work with our partners, especially the Ogun State Universal Education Board, SUBEB to increase availability.”

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