Okowa lauds oil firm for growth of host community



Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has commended Midwestern Oil and Gas (MWOG), for what he regarded as its remarkable contribution to the growth of its host communities through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes.

He spoke during the commissioning of the Amenity Ward in Kwale General Hospital and a rehabilitated street, as well as the award of 40 scholarships to students.

Represented by the Commissioner for Information, Mr Patrick Ukah, Okowa assured that as a result of the company’s CSR record, there would be continued partnership with it just as government would ensure that its operations and activities in the state enjoy maximum protection.

Earlier, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr Charles Oditah, said it has established a tradition of partnering the communities by assisting in various areas of need like provision of road networks, provision of transformers to boost electricity supply, provision of solar-powered boreholes, building of and equipping blocks of classrooms, offer of scholarships, as well as training youths in various skill acquisition schemes, among others.

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