Total extends CSR to Akwa Ibom community
Total Exploration and Production (E&P) has handed over a completed health center with state-of-the-art equipment to the government and people of Atan Offot in Akwa Ibom state.
The Manager Community Affairs, Offshore, Chief Onome Unuavwodo, said the gesture was borne out of the cordial relationship existing between the company and Akwa Ibom state government, adding that the facility was an appreciation for the good working environment the company has enjoyed in in the state.
The projects which were located in various parts of the state are; four class room blocks at Obio Itak in Ikono, six class room blocks at Nsit Oton, Nsit Ubium and renovation of Assembly Hall in Ebughu, Mbo council areas respectively.
Others are; Solar-powered water scheme at Mkpanak and six classroom blocks all in Ibeno as well as Health Center at Atan-Offot in Uyo council areas of the state.
Unuavwodo said: “Total E&P is a corporate organization which has interest of the people at heart. As a policy, we always have good relationships which enable us to partner with our communities.”
The State Commissioner for Environment and Mineral Resources, Enobong Uwah, commended Total for its timely intervention in the provision of life-enhancing projects across some communities in Akwa Ibom State.
He described the gesture as commendable and a demonstration of good corporate social responsibility by Total E&P to the state, noting that, the health center which is equipped with basic medical facilities would complement government effort on health-care delivery in line with the avowed commitment and policy thrust of the outgoing administration.
Also, the State Commissioner for Health, Ememabasi Bassey, thank Total E&P for the construction and donation of a health center and other projects to communities saying, the facilities would go a long way to improving healthcare delivery and people’s well-being in the state.
Bassey assured the community that, he would collaborate with the Local Government Service Commission to send personnel to operate the facility in line with the Primary Healthcare programme of the state gov