April 19, 2024

IWD: SIFAX Group Hands Food Items to 500 Ijora Residents

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IWD: SIFAX Group Hands Food Items to 500 Ijora Residents

By Jerry Aguigbo

SIFAX Group has handed donated free food items to about 500 residents of Ijora community in Lagos. SIFAX Group, a leading business conglomerate with business interests in maritime, aviation, oil & gas, financial services, and hospitality.

The donation was part of the activities to mark this year’s International Women’s Day celebration.

According to Mrs. Wunmi Eniola-Jegede, Executive Director, Business Development & Strategic Planning, the current economic reality as well as the need to identify with Christian and Muslim faithful in one of the company’s host communities made the donation imperative and timely.

She said: “SIFAX Group has a reputation of supporting worthy causes across the country, especially in areas where we have operations. In the spirit of the International Women’s Day and to support citizens who are currently fasting – Christians and Muslims – we decided to share these food items to indigent residents of Ijora. In a nutshell, it’s a way of giving back to the society and a community where we operate.”

She also used the opportunity to appreciate the community for the cooperation that has been extended to the company’s various businesses operating in the community.

While commending the company for the kind gesture, the Ojora of Ijoraland, Oba Fatai Oyeyinka Ojora lauded SIFAX Group for bringing smiles to his indigent subjects, adding that the community will continue to support the company’s operations. He later prayed for the continuous progress of the company.

CAPTIONS:
SIFAX Ijora donation 1: L-R: Vanessa Uansohia, Head, Corporate Communications, SAHCO Plc; Catherine Abuah, Group Head, Marketing and Customer Service, SIFAX Group; Wunmi Eniola-Jegede, Executive Director, Business Development, SIFAX Group; Jesuyemisi Odeyemi, Group Head, Legal, SIFAX Group and Linda George, Head Marketing, SIFAX Shipping Company Limited during the distribution of food items to over 500 Ijora women as part of activities to celebrate the 2024 International Women’s Day by SIFAX Group. The distribution was held at the Oba of Ijora’s Palace, Ijora, Lagos

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