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NNPC, Seplat empowers 350 teachers from Edo, Delta states 



In line with its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts towards its host communities, Seplat/NNPC E&P organized the 4th edition of the Seplat/Teachers Empowerment Programme (STEP), where more than 350 teachers from Edo and Delta States were equipped with valuable training. 

The program, conducted in Benin City, aimed to provide teachers with the skills needed to proficiently impart knowledge to students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). 

Chioma Afe, Director of External Affairs and Sustainability at Seplat, speaking during the event, underscored that STEAM’s objective was to elevate teachers’ self-awareness and knowledge. 

She said,  

Representing the Managing Director of NNPC E&P Limited, Levi Owunari, the Adviser for Community Relations, extended heartfelt thanks to Seplat for its steadfast backing in driving forward the company’s oil and gas exploration initiatives. 

According to him,

Also speaking at the event, the Delta Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mrs. Rose Ezewu, commended the efforts of NEPL and SEPIA.

For several years, they have upheld their CSR in the Education sector in Edo and Delta States. Ezewu, represented by Mrs Winifred Ighavbota, Director of Schools in Delta, stated:

Mrs. Ero Ugiagbe, the Permanent Secretary of the Edo Ministry of Education, represented the Commissioner, Dr. Joan Oviawe, and also commended Seplat for the empowerment programme.