By Imam Moromoke
An Ilorin based cordwainery company, Kalia Footwear Production has announced new partnership for her School Indigent Pupil (SIP) project, which targets provision of two thousand (2,000) school sandals to needy students in public schools within the Kwara state.
In a statement signed by the project’s Director of Publicity, Shafihi Abdulrasheed, the list of partnerships includes Focus Africa Series; International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo; Charcoal eatery, Ilorin; Kwara state Chapter of the Nigeria Youth Congress and National Association of Kwara State Students, National Headquarters.
Speaking on the development, the Director General of the project, Issa Mutolib Ayobami said “We believe in working together to add values, flexibility and integrate the course to provide students with 2,000 sandals.”
The CEO, Kalia Footwear Production, Ibrahim Kale Jimoh also remarked that, “The project team is reaching out to individuals for possible collaborations. So far, the responses have been very encouraging. We implore other well-intentioned institutions across Kwara state to support Project-SIP.”
The partners in their response expressed satisfaction with the cooperation and benefits that children of ordinary parents and the community at large would earn from this laudable project.