By Perez Brisibe
FOUR communities in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State have been selected to receive power generating set s, drugs and medical items from O-SECUL Nigeria Ltd ., in line with the company’s corporate social responsibility policy.
Advising the communities, Aladja, Emadadja, Ogbe-Udu and Ekete-Inland to make judicious use of the items, Chairman/CEO of the company, Engr. Michael Orugbo, who handed over the facilities to the communities in a brief ceremony at the Udu Council Secretariat, said the gesture was borne out of the company’s desire to touch lives and to ensure the people had access to medical facilities.
Speaking at the event, Orugbo said, “Our motivating factor for embarking on this gesture is because we are passing through a difficult period and most of our people do not have access to drug s What we are doing today is to ensure that we ameliorate the sufferings of the people by making sure that they have access to drugs at subsidized prices.
“We are starting with four health centers today but we believe that other health centers will benefit in the nearest future. I want to appeal to the health workers to put these facilities to judicious use”.
Orugbo explained that his company was promoting the development of the Aladja Industrial Energy Park (A.IEP, a mixed community that will accommodate heavy industries; power plant, fertiliser plant, methanol plant, micro, small and medium enterprises, agro-processing industries; ethanol plant, ICT center, residential estate, etc .
He said the park was going to host a power station and that O-SECUL had signed a Joint Development Agreement for a 740 mega watts power plant that would bring foreign direct investment of about a billion dollars to the state, to Niger Delta and Nigeria in the next two years. “We are looking at creating over 20,000 jobs in the next five years”, the )-SECUL boxx said.
Responding, the acting Chairman, Udu LGA, Mr. Macauley Okoshumenye said the items and equipments donated to the health centers would go a long way in upgrading the various centers.