Port Harcourt — As part of her corporate social responsibility, Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL/NNPC JV, has completed and commissioned 11 infrastructural projects, for her host communities across two local government areas in Delta State.
The projects include, 300 meters road project, three bedrooms bungalow building, cottage hospital renovation, renovation of two jetties, construction of waiting sheds and a radio house in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West LGA of the State.
Others are 400 meter concrete walkway, jetty project, three bedroom bungalow and water project, in Egbema kingdom, Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State.
CNL General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Mr Esimaje Brikinn, said the company was in the business of progress, as she continues to contribute to the UN’s sustainable development goals
‘Everywhere we work, we demonstrate ethical, environmentally-responsible, safe and respectful business practices. We also contribute to the achievement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
“Our primary contribution is by safely developing and delivering affordable and reliable energy that is necessary for social and economic progress. We also contribute through our work in protecting people and the environment and by investing in health, education and economic development.”
Brikinn, represented by CNL Area Manager , Policy, Government and Public Affairs Field Operations, Mr Sam Daibo, also commended the Delta State government for their support.
“The NNPC/CNL Joint Venture values the support of the government of Delta State over the years in creating an enabling environment for our operations and activities in the State and also for the smooth implementation of our GMoU and other Social Investment programs.”
Earlier, the Chairman of Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, Mr Jude Ukori, commended CNL for coughing out N564million to sponsor the projects.
The Foundation, who manages the Chevron’s GMoU implementation for the host communities, called on the Ijaw oil and gas producing Communities of Egbema and Gbaramatu kingdoms, to protect the assets of CNL.
“I must mention that our sole source of fund remains CNL/NNPC Joint Venture. Therefore we honestly owe them an obligation to secure their facilities in our domains and provide an enabling environment for their smooth operations.
“We commend them for their steadfast commitment to the annual donation of funds to meet our developmental needs and in driving the GMoU process.”