It was a new dawn for children of Ndokwa nation as Platform Petroleum Limited, a leading oil and gas exploration and production Company operating in the area celebrates Christmas with them at the company base office in Umutu, Ukwuani LGA, Delta State.
The children could not hide their joy as they came out in their numbers to enjoy the feelings of Christmas.
One of the children, Master Ojeh Destiny said it was like a dream come true as Christmas celebrations with company was a remarkable event, saying we ate delicious food and received gift items from the organisations.
He commended the company for identifying with the children, appealing that they should not relent in their CSR. He stated that the experiences he had will be something he will never forget in his life time.
Mr. Godfrey Abuya, Production Superintendent, who stood in for the Base Manager, Engr. Alumona Godwin, said every year PPL bring the charity, especially, this festive season, to the children as they require more attention.
“We are celebrating Christmas with the children, we choose to reach out to them. PPL decided to give back to them by by way of its CSR. Its a yearly affairs, we make them feel loved, we are happy working with our host communities, the both sides of the divide have considerably kept to the agreement as stipulated in the MoU.
“Our host communities have done well to maintain peace which is the most important thing. We hope to continue to identify with our host communities because company CSR is needful, though there must be disagreement but we must reach out to be united and work collectively as well.”
Alumona thanked them for being part of the celebrations. He underlined the importance of the day and asked the children to grow up as responsible individuals and emphasized the importance of caring and sharing and spreading goodness all around.
Mr. Clement Enudi, the Community Relations Officer of the Company, said; “PPL is a highly responsible company that believe strongly in giving back to the society as has been demonstrated through our unique CSR and community support initiatives. We are particularly happy for the opportunity to support the Communities and put smiles on the faces of the children.
He noted that the host communities have cooperated with Platform Petroleum and it is natural to show them love at this Christmas, stressing that Platform Newscross JV will continue to identify with its host communities.
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