FMN Partners Lagos Govt. On Solar-Powered Water Plant
Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) in partnership with the Lagos State Government has commissioned a solar-powered clean water plant financed for the Gbaji-Yeke Community, Badagry, Lagos.
This project was achieved under One Community At A Time project (OCAAT), which aims at addressing the specific needs of grassroots communities and providing sustainable solutions.
Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, Group HR and Services Director FMN, Wale Adediran, expressed enthusiasm at the project and its transformative impact on the Gbaji-Yeke Community, noting that the initiative exemplifies the company’s commitment to community development, sustainable practices and positively impacting the lives of Nigerians.
“Access to clean water is a basic human right, and we are delighted to play a role in ensuring its availability to the residents of Gbaji-Yeke,” he said
According to him, the solar-powered clean water plant is part of FMN’s unwavering commitment to driving sustainable growth across Nigeria, which not only addresses the need for clean and accessible water but also aligns seamlessly with the company’s organisational sustainability outlook and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) six, which seeks to ensure access to safe water sources and sanitation for all by leveraging renewable energy sources.
Adediran said FMN showcases its dedication to environmental stewardship and contributes to a greener, more sustainable future.
“FMN remains at the forefront of championing sustainable initiatives that enhance local communities’ social, economic, and environmental well-being.
The solar-powered clean water plant in Gbaji-Yeke Community serves as a testament to the power of collaboration and the transformative potential that can be achieved when the public and private sectors join forces to address pressing societal challenges,” he said.