Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited has donated standard IT equipment to and renovated Al-Walidyn Charitable School in Pantami community in Gombe State.
Pantami is the home town of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami.
The commissioning ceremony of the newly renovated school building and donated IT equipment was held virtually in Abuja with some representatives on site at the school premises in Gombe state, a statement from Huawei said on Monday.
The statement said the event was hosted by Pantami with the representatives of the management of Huawei Technologies, representatives of the Gombe State Government and the management of the partnering NGO, Advocacy for Human Value Foundation all in attendance.
Speaking at the event, the minister appreciated Huawei Technologies for its significant contributions to Nigeria through its corporate social responsibility initiatives such as this.
The Managing Director/CEO Huawei Nigeria Enterprise, Michael Zhuang, said: “the youths are the future and today’s youths are the first generation of those born and raised in a fully digital age. They are also key contributors to creating social value in the future and for this reason, we need to really consider how we can provide these young talents with a growth-enabling environment and practical opportunities so that they can gain knowledge, improve their employment skills, broaden their horizons, and realize their value”.