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Nigeria’s Texaco Outershelf Limited says it has donated a building containing a hybrid library with equipped internet facilities and other basic amenities to Ilaje High School, Igbokoda, in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The Director, Deepwater and Production Sharing Contract, Mr. Ewing Jeffry, represented by Manager, Communications, Policy, Government and Public Affairs Department, Sola Adebawo, disclosed during the commissioning of the project that the project was in line with the principles of Deep Offshore Community Affairs Group (DOCAG).

According to him, the project was awarded by a Chevron Company, Operators of Oil Milling List (OML) 132 and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in August 14, 2014 and completed it within the agreed three months period, with zero percent mobilisation fees for the contractor.

In his words “We believe that education is the key to national and societal development as it unlocks the potentials of the people, especially the youths and galvanizes them for positive development. That is why we are committed to educational development as one of the thematic areas in social performance programmes,”

“We are proud to have operated in Nigeria for over five decades, contributing to the growth and prosperity of the country and operated in line with our vision to be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnership and performance.” he said.

NAN reports that Adebawo is an alumnus and member of the second set of the school.

Source: Guardian

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