By Ajibola Abayomi,
October 13, 2018.
Chairman of Lagos State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dr Qasim Akinreti has praised the management of Nigeria Brewery PLC over the hosting of 2018 Maltina Teachers Award.
The event was held at Musion Center at Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Maltina Teacher of the year initiative aims to recognize and celebrate exceptional teachers in Nigeria.
The initiative is open to teachers in all secondary schools across the country.
The national champion of the award got one million from the NBL while the state champions from the 36 states including the federal capital territory were given N500,000 each.
In addition to the cash reward for the national winner of the award, the NBL will build a six classroom block at the school where the teacher teaches.
The NUJ chairman said the brewery company has demonstrated commitment towards the development of education in the country.
“We are proud of the Nigeria Brewery positive disposition towards educational advancement and particularly encouragement to teachers who are nation builders.
“The challenge is if for other corporate institutions to follow the path of NBL. The company is a good example of what corporate social responsible should.