The Aiteo Group has emerged the indigenous oil and gas compa-ny of the year at the 18th Nigerian Oil and Gas conference held in Abuja.
Speaking on the award, Aiteo’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice-Chairman, Benedict Peters, attributed it to the quality of its human resources, sustainable investments in the industry, and the Nigerian economy. We remain committed to our vision of shaping the future of sustainable energy in Nigeria and beyond, strategically deploying resources and technologies that lead to sustained economic development and value for all stakeholders. This honour from the NOG is fulfilling, particularly coming from our peers and a reputable industry platform. We dedicate this award to the highly committed, talented and industrious people working at Aiteo and making things possible on a daily basis.”
He explained that in the area of corporate social responsibility, Aiteo gives back to local communities in which it operates through grants and donations, seed capital and philanthropy, while also supporting several social investment projects, including special focus on the study of engineering.
As regards sports, Peters stated that Aiteo has become the foremost financier of football in the country after a string of contributions to the Nigerian Football Federation and the Super Eagles. “To support local football, Aiteo took over the sponsorship of the Federation Cup, Nigeria’s oldest football tournament, now renamed Aiteo Cup. On the continental stage, Aiteo partnered with the Confederation of African Football to sponsor the African Football Awards in January this year,” he added.