The Chinese Consulate in Lagos has donated a borehole to the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Akoka.

BOREHOLE FOR UNILAG: From left— Director of Confucius Institute, Professor Segun Awonusi; Deputy VC, Management Services, Professor Ben Oghojafor, both of UNILAG; MD, CGC, Mr. Ye Shuijin; VC, UNILAG, Professor Rahamon Bello; Consul-General of China in Lagos, Mr. Chao Xiaoliang; Deputy VC, Academics and Research, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe; Bursar, Dr. Lateef Odekunle, both of UNILAG, and others, at the commissioning of the borehole donated by the Chinese Consulate to UNILAG.

The project, executed under the framework of China-Africa People-to-People Friendship Action, was handed over to the university authorities by the Consul-General of China in Lagos, Mr. Chao Xiaoliang, at a ceremony yesterday.

According to the Consul-General, the project, which is located within the Faculty of Education, was meant to enhance water supply on campus and make the university environment more conducive for teaching and learning.

Xiaoliang explained that the China-Africa People-to-People Friendship Action was aimed at fostering better relations between Chinese companies and their host countries.

He noted that the Chinese Consulate in Lagos began operation 34 years ago and has been paying attention to public sector needs as its corporate social responsibility in Nigeria.



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