10 November 2015, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Moni Pulo Limited, an indigenous player in the upstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry, has carried out the 2015 edition of its community empowerment programme, providing about 400 business owners in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State with key business equipment.
This is seventh of such empowerment programmes carried out in Akwa Ibom State by Moni Pulo, usually referred to as the good neighbour due to its commitment to improving the lives of people in its host communities.
The company said in a statement tat it carried out the 2015 edition of the Community Empowerment Programme in response to the need identified by the people of Mbo Local Government Area.
In her address at the event, the Executive Vice Chairman of Moni Pulo Limited, Dr. Seinye O.B. Lulu-Briggs, disclosed that the occasion emphasized the strong and unwavering commitment Moni Pulo had towards the wellbeing of the people of the local government area.
“As we present our brothers and sisters in Mbo with equipment to start up their business, our belief is that livelihoods will be secured and enhanced, hope restored and self-esteem improved, as more people will be given the opportunity to unlock their potential and the fortunes of families and indeed entire communities will be improved”, she said.
Through this Community Empowerment Initiative, Moni Pulo Limited has aligned with the ‘Dakka Da’ social awareness initiative instituted by the Governor Gabriel Udom Emmanuel administration in Akwa Ibom State.
Motivated by its mission to be a beacon of hope to succeeding generations of indigenous industries, Moni Pulo Limited, through this programme, has created a platform for the indigenes of Akwa Ibom State to further unlock their potentials and enhance their livelihoods.