Brooks Consolidated Investments Limited, Jos, a company that specializes in supplying books and library essentials to universities and research institutes, has donated 252 volumes of books worth N8,988,200 million to Plateau State University, Bokkos.
Donating the books on Monday, September 18th, 2023, at the University in Bokkos, the Managing Director of Brooks Consolidated Investments Limited, Mr Sunday Jesmiel, said that the donation was a testament to the company’s enduring commitment to education and the pursuit of knowledge. He said that the company was proud to be associated with Plateau State University, which has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence in education and research.”The donation of these books to Plateau State University today, not only reflects our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and educational advancement, but also serves as a direct response to the urgent appeal made by the University’s Governing Council Chairman and former Vice Chancellor, urging corporate entities and individuals with a sense of public duty to support the University.” he said. Mr. Jesmiel added: “We are Particularly encouraged and inspired by the pronouncements of the plateau state Governor, His Excellency, Bar. Caleb Mutfwang to not only accord priority to the development of the University but to make it a centre for medical excellence.”
The books, the Managing Director said, were carefully selected to cover a wide range of subjects, to serve as valuable resources for students, researchers, and faculty members alike. He expressed the hope that they would inspire and empower them to explore new horizons, expand their knowledge, and make groundbreaking discoveries. Mr. Jesmiel also expressed his gratitude to the management and staff of Plateau State University for their unwavering dedication to providing a conducive learning environment for students of the institution and therefore encouraged the students to make the most of the books and other resources that have been entrusted to them.
He said that education remains the key to unlocking the full potential of individuals and societies and hoped that the donation would serve as a catalyst for positive change and contribute to the growth and development of Plateau State University. The Managing Director reaffirmed his company’s commitment to supporting education and the academic community, saying together, they can strive for excellence, embrace lifelong learning, and create a brighter future for all.
The Vice-Chancellor of Plateau State University, Professor Bernard Matur, in his remarks, thanked Brooks Consolidated Investments Limited for their generous donation and said that the university was grateful for their support and partnership. While acknowledging that the books would enhance the quality of teaching and learning at the university, Professor Matur commended the company for their Corporate Social Responsibility and their contribution to the development of education in Plateau State. He assured them that the university would make good use of the books and ensure their proper maintenance. He used the opportunity to call on other corporate bodies and individuals to emulate Brooks Consolidated Investments Limited and support Plateau State University in its quest for academic excellence.
The Media Consultant of the Company, Mr. George Pam hinted that Brooks Consolidated Investments Limited is a reputable registered company in Nigeria that supplies books and library essentials to Schools, Universities and Research Institutes. He said its headquarters is in Jos, Plateau State.
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