After an impressive performance at the recently concluded 40th Kaduna International Trade Fair, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has once again cleared all the major prizes at the 30th Enugu International Trade Fair, including the Overall Best Participating Organization award. The awards which were presented to the corporation’s contingent at the closing ceremony are: The Overall Best and Most Colorful Pavilion; Best Organization with Courteous Personnel; Most Valuable, Impressive and Consistent Participating Corporate Organization; Best Organized Corporate Special Day; and the Most Reputation Conscious Participating Organization. NNPC also swept four awards at the 2018 edition of the fair which was attended by the Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru.
The Corporation also won four prizes at the just concluded Kaduna International Trade Fair. The GMD who was at the NNPC Special Day at the Kaduna International Trade Fair a fortnight ago commended the Group Public Affairs Division for the impressive performance and for emerging the best exhibitor at last year’s edition. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Enugu Trade Fair, Governor of Enugu State, Chief Emeka Ugwanyi, commended participants at the fair while calling on more corporate organizations to leverage on the peaceful atmosphere to invest in the state.
The Governor who had earlier visited the NNPC Pavilion during the fair, commended NNPC on its CSR initiatives, especially the annual National Science Quiz Competition, which was won by Enugu State in 2018. Governor Ugwanyi who was represented by the Commissioner of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Sam Ogbu Nwobodo, expressed gratitude to the management and staff of the NNPC while assuring them of safety of its facilities in his domain.
In his closing remarks, President of Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), Sir Emeka Udeze, thanked all exhibitors for their patronage while inviting them to next year’s edition. He commended NNPC for its consistency and quality representation, adding that ECCIMA was proud of its relationship with the corporation and would continue to partner with it for the overall interest of the nation.