Creative Xpressions International Learning Centre (CXILC), a media and education consulting firm and organizers of Spelling Bee Bayelsa has on Monday, secured a deal with Century Group, a leading oil and gas infrastructure company with headquarters in Lagos for the 2021 edition of Spelling Bee Bayelsa scheduled to take place on the 7th and 8th October.
In a statement, Century Group emphasized how the objectives of Spelling Bee Bayelsa fits into its Corporate Social Responsibility anchored on four pillars namely – Education, Human Capacity Development, Health and the Environment.
Century Group To Sponsor Spelling Bee Bayelsa
This partnership will see Century Group become the Frontline Sponsor of Spelling Bee Bayelsa 2021, amidst other associate sponsors and partners. As Frontline Sponsor, Century Group will be the major financial contributor in the 2021 edition of the event which has been tagged “The Wonder Bee.”
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The brand logo, name and imprints of Century Group will also be engraved on all publicity materials associated with Spelling Bee Bayelsa. Part of the harvest outcome of the partnership includes brand recognition that the Spelling Bee platform offers.
Commenting on the sponsorship deal, Dr Ebidenyefa Tarila-Nikade, Centre Director of CXI Learning Centre and Programme Lead of Spelling Bee Bayelsa, expressed her elation at the news, quipping that “it gives credibility to our work. It is the first time we are clinching a deal with a corporate organization as big as Century Group.
It is a great morale booster which would open more doors of collaborations and partnerships with Corporate Nigeria for the Spelling Bee brand in subsequent annual editions.”
Considering the age demographics of the participants, Ken Harris, Head, Corporate Communications at Century Group added that “it is a great avenue to be a part of the building process of the next generation of informed and responsible citizens that do not only take action but also appreciate the meaning and consequences of those actions.”
Century Group expects that the process leading to the Spelling Bee finale will be transparent and credible to all stakeholders, especially the participants; and that it will become a recognized platform of excellence associated with the Niger Delta.
Spelling Bee Bayelsa is an annual educational event that commands a wide following within Bayelsa and its environs. Since its inception, over 2,000 children have gone through the programme with a good number of them receiving educational support, scholarship opportunities, and learning materials for their educational pursuit.
The 8th edition of the programme is scheduled to hold on the 7th and 8th of October, 2021, at Davem Children Music School Event Hall, Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.
About Creative Xpressions International Learning Centre, CXILC
Creative Xpressions International Learning Centre is a media and education consulting firm that provides specialized courses on how to read, write and speak English for social and professional upgrades.
The firm also organizes literary and literacy events as well as produce and present radio and television programmes. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3yOS49 or call 08105612105, 08077316489
About Century Group
The Century Group is an oil and gas infrastructure company being one of the largest operators of floating, production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSO’s) and flow stations in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Century Group (CG) is a multi-operational company with interests and expertise in the full value chain of the oil and gas industry and non-energy sector in Nigeria. For more information, visit ceslintlgroup.com
Acquah Nana Yeboah
Publicity Manager, Spelling Bee Bayelsa