Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) has rewarded the best graduating students of the Computer Science Department of the University of Lagos and the University of Douala, Cameroon, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.
At the two distinct ceremonies, CWG representatives presented gifts to the students in furtherance of the company’s bid to extol the essence of attaining academic excellence.
At the presentation ceremony in Lagos, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Rahman Bello, said CWG’s CSR was is sustained, it was capable of aiding Universities in Nigeria to attain desired greatness.
According to Professor Bello, “this award presentation has been an annual event. Since inception, CWG has lived up to their promise of rewarding the best graduating student in Computer Science Department every year, for five years now. On behalf of the management of the University I thank your organization for your commitment to this partnership. Your commitment to promoting academic excellence will help us in going forward.”
He added that: “I tell you that your contributions have been helpful. At the moment, University of Lagos is the twentieth best school in Africa and the first in Nigeria, according to the 4icu rankings. Going by our consistent progressive performance, we look forward to being the first in Africa anytime soon. This is our target. And, we believe that the input of corporate partners like CWG will see us through to the point we aim to get to.”
In response, Mr. Phillip Obioha, CWG’s Chief Operating Officer, pointed out that the annual award presentation event underscored CWG’s emphasis on hard-work and qualitative education.
He said: “our business scope covers a range of sectors from banking to telecoms and recently SMEs. Our business is all about the quality of our workforce. We boast of an array of professionals whose expertise has formed the bedrock of service providers in the telecoms sector, for example. Our premium on quality workforce explains our emphasis on quality education.”
Similarly, in Cameroon, Mr Alexis Mbele Ngono received the CWG excellence award for being the best graduating student of the Computer Science Department, Institute of Technology, University of Douala.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Mrs. Olapeju Ayo-Fisher, Head of Human Resources and Administration, noted that excellence is an integral component of the CWG corporate culture. This, she noted, has defined CWG’s business approach and service delivery over the years.