CSR: UBA Foundation Launches “Read Africa Initiative”
The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, UBA Foundation, Ijeoma Aso, made the call while launching the 2016 edition of the Read Africa initiative. The initiative is aimed at encouraging students across Africa to rekindle their interest in reading.
The programme took place at the Dolphin High School, Ikoyi, Lagos where the students played host to a team of senior management workers from the UBA in a reading a mentoring session.
The Read Africa initiative is meant to instill awareness among students on the need to develop a passion for reading.
According to Aso, “It is important that as students you develop a reading habit, not only for the purpose of studying to pass your examinations but also for pleasure and expanding your knowledge and vocabulary.”
Source: The Punch