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Nigerdock expands social impact with new school infrastructure

Nigerdock expands social impact with new school infrastructure

Nigerdock’s investment in the development of its host communities has enabled the maritime logistics firm to expand its social impact on society.

The firm constructed and commissioned a Junior and Senior Secondary School, a Police Station, a 1.5km community road, and a double-finger jetty, and donated two brand new 24-seater coaster buses to Igbologun Community in Snake Island.

Speaking at the official handover of the projects, Maher Jarmakani, chairman of Nigerdock, said undertaking and completing the projects reaffirms the firm’s dedication to positive social impact on the neighbouring communities.

“By investing in education and security, we continue to provide opportunities to nurture talents, and social advancement, and to ensure the overall well-being of our stakeholders. Nigerdock has consistently worked in harmony with the communities, and we are building upon a history of successful partnerships and community engagement,” he said.

With a capacity for almost 1,000 students, the newly commissioned school is equipped with key amenities including an ICT Centre, laboratories, an advanced water system, and staff quarters.

On the other hand, the police station will bolster safety and security within the community, while the new community road with solar-powered streetlights will provide seamless connectivity to and from the community double-finger jetty.

Jamiu Alli-Balogun, commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Lagos State, expressed gratitude for the developments.

“As the Lagos State Government ensures our students have access to quality education irrespective of their location in the state, we are excited to receive the school. We beckon on other business communities to follow the example of Nigerdock as an agent of positive change to ensure befitting education in Lagos State,” he said.
Nigerdock is a leading Nigerian maritime and logistics company operating an integrated port and free zone in Lagos providing clients with terminal operations, marine services, logistics, and free zone solutions.