Seven Energy International Limited (“Seven Energy”), the indigenous Nigerian oil and gas development, production and gas distribution company continues to demonstrate its commitment to supporting the developmental aspirations of its host communities in order to foster mutually beneficial relationships.
As a demonstration of this commitment, Seven Energy has renovated and handed over to some its host communities six classroom blocks and exercise books at Ubodung Community Secondary School, Urue-Offong/Oruko Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
Speaking during the handover, Glenn Bestall, vice president for quality, health, safety, security and environment & corporate social responsibility, said that education is one of the best legacies any society can bequeath its children.
In view of this, Seven Energy decided to renovate the school to provide a conducive learning environment for the local community. He praised the community for maintaining good relations with Seven Energy and pledged the Company’s continued support for their development initiatives.
“We thank this community for providing us with the necessary cooperation to continue to do our business here,” he said.
Commenting on the project, Nkoyo Etuk, corporate social responsibility manager at Seven Energy, said that education is a very important part of Seven Energy’s corporate social responsibility investment.
“We will continue to work together with our host communities, contractors and other stakeholders to ensure the improvement of the living conditions of the communities located near our operations,” Etuk said.
Offong Amazi, the paramount ruler of Urue-Offong/Oruko Local Government Area, commended Seven Energy for its support to the community.