The NNPC/CNL JV made another significant contribution to the wellbeing of the Nigerian masses by donating Mattresses, food items, toiletries and other materials to assist flood victims in Warri South -West, Warri North and Igbogene in Yenagoa Local Government Areas, Bayelsa.
Explaining the reason for the donations, Esimaje Brikinn, General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) represented by Tony Emegere, PGPA superintendent, said: “This donation is in line with the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture’s commitment and our tradition of care for the welfare of people around our areas of operation in Nigeria and beyond. As we donate these items today, I hope that they will assist in meeting the needs of the people,” he said.
At all the donation venues, the officials thanked Chevron Management for coming to the aid of the flood victims with food gift items in support the effort of State and Federal Governments. The Secretary of the Warri North Council, V. A. German, who received the items on behalf of the Local Government Chairman, Amb. Aduge Okorodudu expressed his gratitude to Chevron for its immense contribution. He stated that the items supplied, will provide succor to the victims. Similarly, Mrs. Gabari of Warri South West LGA promised that the donated items will form part of the recovery package given to the IDPs to help them get settled back in their homes as they vacate the IDP camps.
Brikinn expatiated that the Joint Venture has also partnered with Delta and Bayelsa states on projects in the areas of education, health and economic development. “We are happy that this partnership has led to improvements in the people’s quality of life. We are proud to be partners in progress with Delta State Government.” He said.