As part of efforts to
fulfill its Corporate Social Responsibility, Layer3, a leading IT services
provider in Nigeria, has revamped the children's play section of the famous
The revamp of the playground involved
structural renovations of the section concerned, as well as the installation of
digital signage on the refurbished walls.
The project ensures that the high
health and safety standards approved by the club's building consultants are
Speaking on the project, Shatse
Kakwagh, Executive Director at Layer 3, described it as mutually-inspiring.
"Ikoyi Club has a great history
of promoting harmony in diversity," he explained. "It has remained a strong
brand for over 80 years- that takes discipline and tenacity."
“We are proud to be
associated with them and hope to emulate their longevity,” he added.
On his part, Tunde Orungbeja,
CEO of Ikoyi Club, said he was pleased with the project and the partnership
with Layer3 that had brought it to fruition.
“We are happy to have Layer3
partner with us in revamping our children’s playground,” he said. “It is a
project that will give our kids a more conducive environment for their
“We hope that this is one of
several things that our partnership with Layer3 will achieve in the coming
months and years.”
The Ikoyi Club is one of the
oldest continually used sites in Lagos. Established in 1938, the facility has
served as a meeting point and recreational space for members of Lagos’s
business class and their families, specifically those residing in and around
the district of Ikoyi.
As one of the city’s major
historic bodies, Ikoyi Club requires its structures to be maintained and renovated
on a regular basis, in order to remain in place.
Layer3 counts this as part of its
contribution to improving the social life of residents in Lagos, especially the
city’s children, who need quality recreational spaces.
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