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COVID-19: AMAECOM donates to NUJ, opens business school



IN support of the fight against coronavirus pandemic, AMAECOM Global Limited has donated packs of hygiene items to Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Anambra State Council as part  of the organisation’s social responsibility.

  Presenting the items which included sanitiser, tissue paper, hand towel, tooth brush and paste, and slippers, among others to the chairman and some members of the union in the state, at their corporate headquarters in Amawbia, Awka South LGA, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) AMAECOM Global Limited, Dr Amaechi Ofomata said the donation was in recognition of the crucial role journalists were playing in the containment of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

  He noted that journalists were in the forefront in the battle against the virus and therefore needed to be protected to enable them to continue to provide the people with information on how to prevent the disease.

  Dr. Ofomata, a Harvard trained entrepreneur and the Chancellor, Mitchell & Michelle Business, School, also disclosed that they had concluded arrangements for the formal take off of the institution’s innovative education programmes at its headquarters in Anambra State.

  He disclosed that the business school would help to build successful entrepreneurs and business executives.

  “The first innovative, practical and hands-on desk business school in Nigeria would train and mentor businesses/businessmen, budding entrepreneurs and leaders in the state as it does at other parts of the country where it exist. The institution would have been commissioned if not because of the coronavirus ravaging the world. We will let you know when we will officially commission it”.

  “I have met with various ministries and businessmen and women and they indicated interest to enroll into the school to gain more knowledge and skills to grow their enterprise”.  

  The chancellor also disclosed that programs at Mitchell and Mitchelle Business School would be facilitated by accomplished entrepreneurs and leading professionals using practical curriculum that covers a wide range of business topics designed to educate and raise marketable leaders in the art and science of building and running successful business.

  Dr Ofomata said that the school would exist alongside the newly established AMAECOM branch in Awka, with a view to “offer people of the state best of the products and services of the Africa’s leading asset company in electronics and others.”

  The Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Anambra State Council, Emmanuel Ifesinachi thanked AMAECOM Group for the support and noted that the body was the first to donate palliative to Journalists in the State.

  He extoled AMAECOM for expanding the frontiers of knowledge as well as helping to create employment in the country and assured that the union would help to create demand for the products and services provided by the organization.

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