LAUDABLE AND WORTHY OF EMULATION: TECNO CSR lights up computer village and environs

Ikeja Computer Village – the sounds of spades on concrete and pneumatic drill blasting against the thirty tarmac of Kodesoh street computer village Ikeja wrap the morning air in machine melody as workers of Arthur Energy Technology Ltd; the contractor for TECNO Mobile Ikeja street light project work their shift into the early hours of Sunday.

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A deadline to meet: The motivated engineers and technicians work day and night in shifts as the much anticipated street light project funded by TECNO Mobile promise a delivery date of January 21st, 2016. The project’s head engineer and CEO Arthur Energy Technology Ltd, Mr. Arthur Okeyika oversaw the casting of the foundations for the solar powered streetlights across the designated streets for the project.

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Speaking on the importance of the project and the need to stick to approved timeline, CEO Arthur Energy said his team cannot afford to fall short of expected project handover date.

Come January 21st, 2016 we want to lead the TECNO Mobile management and leaders of the community through a fully lit Computer village that will usher everyone into a great business year, the streetlights will be beaming down on us as they inspect the project.

For us, our reputation for quality job and strict adherence to project timeline is what stands us out so we cannot afford to default here,” Mr. Arthur Okeyika assured.

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TECNO Ikeja streetlight project; a CSR initiative cast on solid ground
TECNO Mobile has established itself as one of Africa’s top guns in mobile shipments and indeed Nigeria’s leading OEM vendor but it’s not stopping there. Year over year the tech giant rolls out one custom product after another in partnership with sister companies; some of the notable products the stables of TECNO sister company Afmobil includes: Palmchat (a social networking platform for online dating, sports and news compatible on Windows, Android, iOS and WAP), Boom Player app (online audio and music videos download and streaming services) and Oraimo mobile accessories (eg: selfie sticks, SD cards, OTG cables etc)

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The Ikeja streetlight project a TECNO Mobile CSR initiative which has been two years in making aims to light the Ikeja computer village and its environs in solar powered streetlights made by Hong Kong LED lighting company iFlux, a member of the TRANSSION HOLDINGS as is TECNO Mobile and INFINIX Nigeria. Lighting of the Ikeja mega electronics market will foster security and overall ambience of the market while revitalizing nightlife in the area which has been crippled in part, due to criminal activities that happen in dark alleys across the market streets.

Grand commissioning expected
On completion and hand over of the streetlights by the project contractor Arthur Energy Technology Ltd, the TECNO Mobile management in an official ceremony will unveil the streetlights to the host community. It would not be a strange sighting to spot dignitaries from local and state government at the unveiling occasion slated for January 21st, 2016 at the market.

 

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11 comments

  1. Thats a nice initiative.

    Private enterprise can also help in solving societal problems – no just exploiting them.

    Kudos Tecno.

  2. Respect where it is due – this is a fantastic social effort by Tecno. I won’t even ask what other businesses in the area are doing to improve Ikeja Village.

    I’d like to think that this is a display of Tecno’s long term commitment in Nigeria.

  3. Tecno mobile has been doing a lot in terms of CSR. Giving back to society is very good but many companies just came here make lots of money and never do any thing.

  4. Wow, I love this step taken by Tecno mobile. They are certainly establishing themselves as the leader in the Industry in Nigeria

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