Lagos - Education standards in Lagos are poised
for a major improvement after a mobile network operator announced plans to
establish a learning resource centre in the region.
Staff will set up the centre later this month as part of the
tenth of anniversary of Y'ello Care, the volunteerism scheme of the MTN Group.
The centre, located at the Ideal Primary School in Festac
Town, will serve all 20 local government primary schools in the state.
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A Train the Teacher initiative will also be conducted in
Lagos and Owerri, providing an introduction to basic computer skills and
general soft skills.
In addition, the team will donate educational and digital
learning material to identified school libraries which cater to under-served
MTN Nigeria is MTN Group’s biggest entity with over 61
This is over a quarter of the Group’s subscriber base.
- CAJ News