Leading consumer goods company, Promasidor Nigeria Limited has received double platinum awards from the Lagos State Ministry of Education at the 2013 Jam Feast for Youths Invention and Educational Development.
The two awards came in both corporate and CEO categories during the 7th edition of the Jam Feast at De Hall Printing Corporation Complex, Alausa, Ikeja in Lagos.
The awards recognized the company and its Managing Director, Chief Keith Richards for their contribution towards youth invention and educational development in the country.
The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs. Erogbogbo Omolara said Promasidor and its Managing Director have recorded significant feats within their operating environments and continuously display innovation and record excellence in education development in Lagos State and the country at large.
Omolara noted that the awards were an unprecedented feat which pays testimony to the company’s position as a first class CSR and focused manufacturing institution.
Speaking to newsmen at the event, the Coordinator, Corporate Communication, Promasidor Nigeria Mr. Isiaka Lawal ascribed the awards to the company’s well defined operating strategy, the passion and commitment of the employees and adherence to values that include hard work, discipline, a passion for excellence and a service focused culture.
Lawal noted that the awards were further proof to show that the company is being noticed and that Nigerian Public appreciates what it is doing since it began operations.
“We are actually impressed and it is not a surprise to us because we are used to receiving this kind of awards. What makes it unique is that this is where we operate and the government of the state is recognizing what we do in the field of education. NASMAC reward for excellence in secondary schools and other several CSR initiatives such as our partnership with Orile Igamu Progressive Association for skills acquisition and Cowbell Football Academy and a host of others are clear examples of our efforts in education development,” he said.
Lawal listed awards the company had received from the Ministry of Education to include Gold award in 2007, Diamond award in 2008 and Platinum award in 2011
“We are so happy that our efforts have been noticed, our efforts in education, our effort in empowering the people, our effort in ensuring that people get quality products. The awards is a stepping stone for us to improve in whatever we are doing and then our aim in 2013 is to double our outreach, to double our impact especially as it relates to education development,” he said.