His Royal Majesty, the Awujale of Ijebu land, Alayeluwa, Oba Sikiru Adetona has commended frontline construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc for its Corporate Social Responsibility efforts even as he adds that the company’s quality projects have continued to endear it to Nigerians across the country.
The first class traditional ruler’s commendation came just as Julius Berger donated two new Hilux security vans to communities in the Oba’s domain for security patrols by relevant agencies as well as school buildings to enhance and uplift the educational efforts and aspirations of some communities in the area.
The Awujale spoke when a delegation of Region West management of the company led by the Regional Manager, Mr. Alexander Bauer visited the royal father’s palace for the kick-start of Julius Berger’s CSR function in Ijebu land on Tuesday.
According to the Awujale, “…Your projects are sound and that makes Julius Berger to enjoy a lot of goodwill around here. Julius Berger has got a reputable name based on high quality and best international standard and practices that nobody has been able tobeat; Julius Berger means integrity and excellence in every aspect of its works.”
Oba Adetona whose 60th coronation anniversary comes up April 5, 2020, added that Julius Berger is constructing the most important road in the country, the Lagos-Shagamu highway. “You are handling the most important road in Nigeria. Julius Berger have quality jobs that testify to your ability, you have goodwill”, said the Awujale.
In letters written by beneficiary schools to the management of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, the communities also expressed appreciation to the company for its CSR efforts. The Principal of St. Brendan’s Grammar School, Ogbere-Ijebu, Mr. J.A. Akinola stated that: “on behalf of the staff, students and old students of the school, I would like to use this avenue to register our appreciation for your contributions towards the development of education around this area especially in the school.
The Principal added that: “The construction of a block of four classrooms just completed by your Julius Berger for the school came at a time we needed it most. The quality of the work done is excellent. With this project, you have boosted our morale. You are noted for good works. By God’s grace you will continue to excel in all your activities.”
The Julius Berger delegation visited the completed school buildings and others still undergoing construction in other parts of Ijebu land.
The official handing over of the keys and documents of the two security vans to the Oba was done in the magnificent palace of the highly revered paramount Monarch of the Ijebuland.
Led by Alexander Bauer, the Julius Berger team to the CSR events comprised, Region West (Ogbere) Commercial Manager Viktoria Denysenko, Project Coordinator, Engineer Adegbenga Osunlana, Consultant Adamu Ajunam, and Media Liaison Officer Emmanuel Isibor among others.