…Promises support as DisCo provides educational items to primary school pupils
Ikeja Electric Plc. (IE), Nigeria’s leading electricity distribution company, has received commendation from Executive Chairman, Ijede Local Council Development Association (LCDA), Hon. Salisu Fatiu Jimoh as the company donated educational packs including bags, exercise books and pens to support pupils of Anglican Primary School, Ijede.
The initiative which is tagged “Back to School’ campaign is in line with the company’s Personal Corporate Social Responsibility (PCSR) objectives and was carried out by staff of Ikeja Electric who visited the school on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 to present the pupils who have just resumed a new session. (more…)
Lagos, Nigeria; July 12, 2019: Leading Nigerian Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has partnered with Slot Foundation to train 40 young persons in a skill acquisition and capacity building empowerment scheme, tagged Youth Empowerment Program (YEP).
YEP is one of IE’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives designed to empower youths who are mainly residents of its host communities, to be economically and socially responsible through technical skill acquisition.
Speaking during the graduation ceremony held at the Corporate Headquarters of IE, the Chief Executive Officer, Anthony Youdeowei said the company has demonstrated its commitment to improving the quality of lives of residents of its areas of operation as evidenced by the impact of its Personal Corporate Social Responsibility (PCSR) initiatives across its network, since inception. (more…)
Lagos, Nigeria; 15th February, 2019: Excitement radiated on faces of kids at the Children’s Ward of National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi Lagos (NOHIL) when staff of leading electricity distribution, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), visited the hospital to celebrate Valentine’s Day with them.
The visit, which was in line with the objectives of the company’s Personal and Corporate Social Responsibility (PCSR), provided the opportunity for the team to spend quality time and show love to the kids, who were recuperating in the hospital in the hospital. (more…)
Lagos, Nigeria; December 3, 2018: Nigeria’s leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), has won this year’s edition of SERAS Innovation Prize at the SERAS Awards held last Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.
The DisCo bagged the prestigious award, which was keenly contested by Union Bank Plc, ISON BPO, Access Bank and Data Jaja, in a category that focused on innovative and sustainable ideas with positive environmental impact on society. (more…)
Nigeria’s leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), in collaboration with one of its business partners, XT Monitor Ltd, has organized a four-day medical outreach for the benefit of communities within its network.
The outreach, which focuses on the prevention and management of non- communicable diseases with special attention to diabetes and hypertension amongst others, is facilitated by a United States Medical Mission (USMM) comprising five medical specialists and is providing free treatment to over numerous beneficiaries.
According to the Head of Corporate Communications for Ikeja Electric, Felix Ofulue, the exercise was in line with objectives of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility program which entailed giving back to communities in which it operates, as the outreach will be held across in different locations within its network coverage.
He noted that this initiative, which is happening for the second time in two years, demonstrates IE’s commitment to the wellbeing of customers within its network.
“Firstly, as a responsible business, we are concerned about the wellbeing of our customers. Again, this initiative is also geared towards supporting the efforts of government in providing accessible healthcare to some of the underserved communities within Ikeja Electric’s network. We have a long history of providing medicare and other beneficial projects that is aimed at improving the wellbeing of residents within our network and the outreach will be held across the six business Units of the Company”, he said.
He continued: “You will recall that in the recent past, we have deployed quite a number of healthcare interventions in communities under our network, so another part of the concept is also to stimulate interest and stir other notable institutions to embrace the responsibility of assisting in providing affordable healthcare to the under-served. We are hoping that the residents of these communities will make good use of the opportunity.”
In his own remark, the Managing Director of XT Monitor, Kayode Adeoti, said “the medical outreach aligns with our strategy of engagement with the communities and also provides a platform to demonstrate that we and our principal, Ikeja Electric care for the wellbeing of the customers in the communities where we work. It is our hope that the impact will be significant and far reaching for the beneficiaries”.
Over the years, Ikeja Electric has been socially responsible with provision of life-enriching programs which focus on entrepreneurship, empowerment and medical outreach in its drive to provide value and contribute to human development.
…As Staff Volunteer In Market Cleanup Exercise, Donates Cleaning Tools
As part of its support for the Cleaner Lagos Initiative of the Lagos State Government and in furtherance to her environmental sustainability message, Ikeja Electric Plc, (IE), Nigeria’s foremost Distribution Company has embarked on a market clean-up exercise in one of its host community at the Alade Market under Shomolu Business Unit.
The exercise, which forms part of the company’s Personal Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, is aimed at giving back to Communities under its network coverage.
This year’s market and street clean up saw Ikeja Electric staff defy the heavy rain downpour to sweep the market, unclog gutters and remove dumped refuse along the street among other activities.
In his welcome remarks, the Babaloja General of the market, Alhaji Yinusa Bashir commended Ikeja Electric for being consistent with its PCSR initiative, especially with the Community and Market clean-up exercise.
“The effort of your Company is really commendable and worthy of emulation by other Companies, this will no doubt encourage other companies and even the residents of the community as it will go a long way in preventing outbreak of diseases and environmental hazards” Alhaji Yinusa remarked.
Ikeja Electric has continued to give back its host communities, investing in notable empowerment programmes targeted at improving the lives of residents.