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13/05/2024 News

How are Ogun, Enugu, & Kaduna Polytechnics Prioritizing Student Health and Well-being?

Committing to student well-being and a conducive learning environment, the authorities of three prestigious Nigerian polytechnics; the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, and Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State collaborated with TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Limited and its Joint Development Zone (JDZ) partners, Nigeria-Sao Tome and Principe Joint Development Authority (JDA), and Exxon Mobil (ESSO).

Through this initiative, state-of-the-art hygiene and sanitary facilities have been provided across the campuses to enhance living standards and safeguard public health.

The solar-powered hygiene utilities are fitted with water closets, wash hand basins, hand dryers, and other ancillary items. The facilities also have borehole wells with a 5.5-HP automatic submersible pumps, a 5.5-kVA hybrid power system, and two 2000-litre overhead water tanks, among others.

These amenities not only promote proper sanitation practices but also contribute to preventing the spread of illnesses and fostering a healthier community. Other schools across Nigeria have benefitted from these amenities.

Reflecting, Managing Director of TotalEnergies EP Nigeria Limited, Mr Matthieu Bouyer, emphasized the company’s commitment to fostering healthier communities by recognizing the inextricable link between proper sanitation and public well-being.

Aligned with the United Nations' call through Sustainable Development Goal 6, this donation champions "universal access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene, while striving to end open defecation by 2030.