Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has been awarded the best company in education at the recently held 14th Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS) in Lagos.
NLNG was recognised for its annual scholarship schemes which have benefited Nigerian students at post-primary, undergraduate and post-graduate education levels.
The company was also recognised for its contribution to vocational and skills training through the Bonny Vocational Centre (BVC).
Receiving the award, NLNG’s General Manager, External Relations and Sustainable Development Eyono Fatayi-Williams said the award was a testimonial of the company’s contributions to the education sector in Nigeria, adding that NLNG was committed to the development of education and human capital at all levels, especially with regard to the youths.
She noted that NLNG has shown that Nigerians can excel and can compete favourably in the world through education and deliberate development of skills.
Mrs Fatayi-Williams added that the company’s CSR efforts in education as well as in other critical sectors of the country are driven by its vision of “helping to build a better Nigeria”.
NLNG sponsors post -primary, undergraduate and post-graduate scholarships to encourage academic excellence and to support human capital development in Nigeria. The scholarships have benefited over 3,500 Nigerian students at post-primary, undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
The company also invested $12 million in its programme, University Support Programme (USP), for world-class engineering laboratories and facilities in six Nigerian Universities across the six geopolitical zones in the country.