FAMFA Oil Limited and Agbami Partners donate Science Laboratory Complex to Senior Science College in Akwa Ibom State

FAMFA Oil Limited and Agbami Partners donate Science Laboratory Complex to Senior Science College in Akwa Ibom State

On the 16th of July 2020, The Akwa Ibom State Government commended FAMFA Oil Limited, Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited and other Agbami field partners for the donation of a science laboratory complex to Senior Science College, Ndon Eyo, Onna during the handover ceremony of the project. The educational facility comprised of well-equipped Physics, Chemistry and Biology laboratories.

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr Udom Emmanuel who was represented by the Deputy Governor of the State, Mr Moses Ekpo thanked FAMFA Oil Limited and the Agbami parties, including Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Equinor Nigeria Energy Company Limited and Prime 127 Nigeria Limited for the generous donation and their contribution towards raising the standard of education in the state. In speaking he said, the facility would contribute to the state’s educational development and will be put to good use.

Other dignitaries in attendance from the State included Dr. Dominic Ukpong, the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Nse Udo Essien, the Commissioner for Education, Mr Charles Udoh, the Commissioner for Information & Strategy.

Over the years, FAMFA Oil and the Agbami Parties have equipped and donated 39 science laboratory complexes across the country in addition to eight conventional and hybrid libraries plus the Agbami Medical and Engineering Professionals Scholarship (AMEPS) to boost educational development in Nigeria.  Since the inception of the AMEPS in 2009, over 16,547 students from all the states of Nigeria have benefitted from the scholarship programme, out of which 715 students have graduated with first-class degrees.

Similarly, the Agbami team have made substantial investments in health infrastructure in the management of tuberculosis disease through the building of 28 standard chest clinics with consulting rooms; fully equipped laboratories with mobile X-ray units and gene expert machines, in health institutions across the country. FAMFA Oil Limited and the Agbami parties have also donated nine mother and childcare centres and medical diagnostics laboratories in several states of Nigeria.