03 Jul Final destination: OCI Foundation’s brand new Innoson 7-seater vehicle arrives Abuja, Nigeria (03/07/2020)
On Friday, July the 3rd, 2020, the OCI Foundation’s team in Abuja, Nigeria, took delivery of a brand new “7-seater IVM G-20 Smart vehicle”, which was manufactured by Nigeria’s foremost vehicle manufacturing company, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM). Top officials of the Foundation had earlier received the vehicle following a brief but colorful ceremony in Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria, on Tuesday, June the 30th, 2020.
The Innoson Group is an official partner of the OCI Foundation’s “Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Health” Campaign, a novel, evidence-based, Harvard-endorsed, and WHO-supported anti-breast and anti-cervical cancer initiative, that targets all senior secondary schools in Nigeria. Details can be found here: https://ocifoundation.org/the-arm-our-youths-campaign/.
This Innoson-OCI Foundation’s partnership will also see the OCI Foundation acquire more Innoson-branded vehicles before the end of the year. The branding attracts both national and international attention the Innoson Brand, as the OCI Foundation has associates in Nigeria, Australia, Canada, and the USA.
The ArOY Campaign is already fully functional in all senior secondary schools in Anambra State of Nigeria (since September 2019), with advanced plans already in place to have it rolled out across schools in Benue State, once the COVID-19 lock-downs are fully eased. Early negotiations are in place with stakeholders in Gombe and Jigawa states, and all the senior secondary schools across all the 36 states of Nigeria, as well as the FCT, are expected to benefit from the ArOY Campaign before the end of 2025.
In addition to the Innoson Group, the OCI Foundation have existing partnerships with the NYSC, the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs (Nigeria), Nollywood Nigeria, the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, and a number of other reputable Nigerian and international institutions.
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