20 December 2017
In furtherance of its corporate social responsibility, the Lagos Channel Management (LCM) has donated fifteen grinding machines valued at N2million to Isale Eko traders, calling on other corporate organisations and well meaning individuals to do same to reduce crime in the country.

Speaking during the presentation of grinding machines to the traders in Lagos, The Managing Director, Danny Fuchs represented by Human Resources Manager of the company, Prince Ifalade Oyekan said that government alone should not be expected to shoulder the responsibility of providing welfare for the needy in the society, urging other corporate organisations and well meaning individuals to lend helping hands.

"We at LCM Since 2009 kick started a project of supporting the orphanage homes and the less privilege but we also want to see how we can support able bodied individuals in the society, and that is why we are doing this project".

"Since I'm from Isale Eko, it will not be well if I do not give back to the society I came from", Oyekan said.

Recognising the Christmas season as the season of love, Oyekan mentioned that the dredging company also recognises individuals who are not buoyant in the society and will support in their little way.

In attendance at the event Deputy Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni, Senior Special Assistant on Sports to the Governor Anthony Adeyinka Adeboye, Senior Special Assistant on Sports facilities Bolaji Yusuf, Chairman Lagos Island, Hon. Adetoyese Olusi, Hon. Rasaq Ishola Lawal, Princess Omolara Oyekan-Olumegbon amongst others.

The beneficiaries include Adijat Hassan, Kehinde Badiru, Abolore Opebi, Idowu Agboola, Iya Yusuf, Taofeek Aromire, Iyabo Adebara, Sherifat Adeoye, Iya Ayi, Tahibat Salami and Iyabo Awise.

Representative of the beneficiaries, Sherifat Adeoye who expressed in Yoruba was full of gratitude to the organization and promised utilising the machine to its fullest.

"Myself and other beneficiaries are grateful to the company, we cannot thank them enough but we know that God will continue to bless them even as we promise to use this machine very well", she said.

Prince Oyekan also announced that three of the grinding machines were given to the vulnerable.

It will be recalled that the dredging giant company recently donated N5million to five orphanage homes in Lagos state.