From Suleiman Idris, Lagos
Nigeria leading carrier, Arik Air left a lot to be desire in the heart of some Nigerian children in the commercial city of Lagos and the country’s seat of power Abuja during the recent Children Day celebration.
In partnership with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), the airline staged the 6th edition of its Children’s Day at the NTA Arena where over 1,200 school children and children from orphanages within Abuja and its environs were treated to dancing competition, quiz and other variety shows.
Simultaneously, the management dispatched it staff to the Love Home Orphanage in Magodo area of Lagos where assorted food items and groceries were donated to the children in the spirit of the celebration.
Receiving the items on behalf of the orphanage, Customer Service/Front Desk Personnel, Funmi Ajasa thanked the airline r for the kind gesture and show of love.
Also commenting on the airline’s partnerships, it Chief Executive Officer Captain Roy Ilegbodu noted that “As a socially responsible organisation, we want to touch the lives of the children and the less privileged in our society. We identify with the significance of Children’s Day which is a day of giving love, attention, affection to children all over the world, and helping in charting a greater path to their development.”