Arik Air, Nigeria’s leading carrier, celebrated the 2019 Children’s Day in style with two notable events in Abuja and Lagos.
In Abuja, the airline partnered the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) to stage the 6th edition of its Children’s Day at the NTA Arena on May 23. More than 1,200 school children and children from orphanages within Abuja and its environs were in attendance. The event featured dancing competition, quiz and other variety shows.
In Lagos, Arik Air visited the Love Home Orphanage, Magodo 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 Arik Air for the kind gesture and show of love.
The Chief Executive Officer of Arik Air, Captain Roy Ilegbodu commented on the airline’s partnerships: “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.”