28 August 2014, Sweetcrude, Lagos – As part of efforts to promote a cleaner, healthier and safe environment in the country through the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, as domestic cooking fuel, Techno Oil recently distributed free three kilograms and six kilogram branded cylinders in Auchi, Edo state.
The campaign, aimed at popularising the use of cooking gas in the community. was supported by the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company, PPMC, and the Gas to Health Initiative, GTHI.
The event is also in furtherance to the Federal Government’s policy of promoting the use of the LPG in households across the country.
The traditioner ruler of Auchi Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Haliru Momoh in his remarks pleaded with the organisers of the event to sustained the LPG campaign.
Before now, Techno Oil in a statement said it has worked in collaboration with the NNPC, PPMC and the Gas to Health Initiatives, a body campaigning to sustain healthy living and preservation of the environment through the advocacy for safer and healthier source of domestic energy source, in taking this advocacy through many states, including Bayelsa, Kaduna, Lagos, Oyo and Abia States.
Speaking at the ceremony to present the cylinders to the Auchi residents, the PPMC Manager, LPG, Mrs. Betty Ugona, assured all the participants that the company would continue to partner with companies engaging in the promotion of LPG use.
Mrs Ugona, reiterated that government was determined to ensure rural dwellers embraced the use of LPG.
She lauded Techno Oil for its consistency in popularising the use of LPG, saying that the PPMC would continue to collaborate with organisations working hard to promote nation building.