By Egufe Yafugborhi
PORT-HARCOURT—RELENTLESS struggles by Okporo community, Obia Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers State, at nursing her self-initiated secondary school to enviable standards gained further support, yesterday, with MRS Oil Nigeria Plc, supporting the school with 100 chairs and desks.
Managing Director of the company, Andrew Gbodume, said the gesture was for promotion of educational legacy in the belief that education is a lifelong pursuit that should benefit all children.
Gbodume, represented by Morue Sobowale, Commercial and Industrial Sales Manager, said: “We know education is key to the development of the economy and country. We believe a classroom with good facilities will help improve the learning culture for students.”
The Principal, Community Secondary School, Okporo, Mrs. Prisca Worlu, recalled that the school, was initiated and managed by the Okporo community over the years before government took the Senior Secondary Section in 2016.
She thanked MRS for looking the school’s way in the exercise of its corporate social responsibility.