Moni Pulo Limited Embarked On Its 12th Cycle Of Economic Empowerment Program For Its Host Communities
Moni Pulo limited empowered its host communities indigenes in Mbo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State with over 70 business start-ups including motorcycles. The two communities that benefited from the gesture in Uyo were Mbo and Effiat Communities.
Speaking at the event, the Chairman/Chief Executive of Moni Pulo Limited, Dr. (Mrs.) Seinye O.B Lulu-Briggs represented by The Manager, Administration, and Community Relations, Alabo Clifford Daerego noted that the gesture became necessary to ensure the transformation of the communities while sustainably catalyzing personal and communal growth. She noted that despite the challenges, the company has continued to maintain to invest in the well-being of its host communities. This is the 12th cycle of our community empowerment program, and it is designed to empower 70 business start-ups from within Mbo Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom state. We have a passion for transforming communities and driving personal and communal growth in a sustainable manner, which is why corporate social responsibility is a core corporate value that we cherish. We have done and will continue to do this because we know that ultimately our work is about people, the men, women, youth, and children of Mbo and Effiat.
The State Commissioner for Power and Petroleum Development, Dr. John James Etim commended Moni Pulo for its numerous scholarship awards and empowerment of its host communities. He further appealed for Moni Pulo to consider training indigenes of the host communities on skills that are relevant in the industry to integrate and make them major players in the petroleum sector.
Engr. Simbi Gesiye Wabote, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board commended Moni Pulo for making the Job of the Board easier by its commendable compliance with Nigeria’s local content law and the impressive impact of its operations on its host communities
Represented by the Board’s Zonal Coordinator for Akwa Ibom/Cross River Zonal Operations and Administration, Mr. Uduak Obot, the Executive Secretary said “we are here to witness what you have done; another milestone in Capacity development initiative of Moni Pulo, which is key to the Nigerian Content Law. This is what we preach.
One of the beneficiaries Mr. Jeremiah Effiong expressed appreciation to Moni Pulo Limited, adding that he would make good use of the empowerment. Another beneficiary Boniface Etim said that the empowerment package will help him to generate daily income to enable him to take care of himself and his family.