Tecno, “the leading mobile phone brand in Africa” has donated some valuable gifts items to two orphanage homes in Lagos.
Chidi Okonkwo, Deputy General Manager Tecno Nigeria, who led the team to the two homes explained that the donations were part of the company’s social responsibilities to the less privileged people in the society. The two homes that benefited from the firms gesture were Little Saints Orphanage and Save Our Soul (S.O.S) Children Village.
At the Save Our Soul (S.O.S) Children Village Isolo where Chidi played with the children, the orphanage manager, Benjamin Buraimoh appreciated Tecno for its kind gesture of celebrating Christmas with the underprivileged children and orphans. According to him what the management of Tecno brought for the children will go a long way to reduce the pressure and need for food and materials in the Village
At the Little Saints Orphanage, Akowonjo, the Administrator, Bose Ogunbanjo explained that some of the children in the orphanage were dropped by some people by the road side. She added; “Whenever we discovered any baby in that situation, we alerted the police before we bring the baby to our orphanage. This home has been in existence since 1994 and we take care of the childrens’ education and ensure that they know how to read and write. Some of them are in various primary schools and secondary schools.”
Speaking on behalf of Tecno, Chidi Okonkwo explained that he was delighted to be with the children especially during this Christmas season. “We are delighted to be with the children and rejoice with them, share love with them and I do hope that the little gift we brought will improve the children lives” he added.
He also said that the management of the homes should not hesitate to reach the company whenever they the company’s assistance, adding that this is the first of its kind from Tecno and promised that the company will continue to do more in terms of adding value to the society.