PUNCH Executives Pay Courtesy Visit to the VC, Donates Books to Library

June 20, 2017

Executives from one of the biggest print media outfits in the country, The Punch (Nig.) Limited, recently paid a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University, Prof. Ernest Izevbigie. During the courtesy visit, the Assistant Advert Manager, Punch Nigeria Limited, Mrs. Patience Andrew-Ofishe, donated three books to the University.

Mrs. Patience Andrew-Ofishe who was accompanied by the Edo State correspondent, Okere Alexander, said the donation was part of the organisation’s Corporate Social Responsibilities.

She mentioned that the books were a compilation of articles published in The Punch and that the contents would help students to be self-reliant rather than looking for jobs after graduationAccording to her, the three books titled: “Building Entrepreneurial Skills”, “Job Hunting and Career Success” and “Managing A Successful Small Scale Business” are new publications of the Punch Nigeria Limited.

She further mentioned that the textbooks will help support in research works, teaching, and will also boost the spirit of entrepreneurship in students.

“We believe graduates should not be seeking employment but start something on their own.” She said.


Receiving the books on Job hunting, Career success and Entrepreneurship Studies, the Vice Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University, Prof Izevbigie, thanked the The Punch Newspapers for a social service well executed adding that the University will continue to collaborate with them to aid development.