Delta Govt honours Chevron at 25th Anniversary celebration
By Our Francis Sadhere
Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), the operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL was on Saturday August 27, 2016 bestowed with a prestigious award as “An Outstanding Corporate Tax Payer in Delta State and the Nation” by the Delta State government during the Gala night organized as part of the activities to mark the 25th Anniversary celebration of the State in Asaba.
Other corporate award recipients in different categories included: Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC; Rain oil; Crown Feed and Livestock Farm; Central Bank of Nigeria; Zenith Bank; and United Bank for Africa.
CNL made a visible mark during the celebration from August 26 to 27, as the only multinational oil company that participated in the Economic and Investment Summit and the exhibition organized by the State Government to commemorate the event. The Chairman/Managing Director, Mr. Clay Neff led the company team comprising the Director, NNPC/CNL Joint Venture, Mr. Monday Ovuede, the General Manager, PGPA Mr. Haastrup, the Area Manager, PGPA West, Mr. Esimaje Brikinn, and some PGPA employees.to the opening ceremony of the summit and exhibition.
On behalf of the company’s Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Clay Neff, the General Manager, Policy Government and Public Affairs, (PGPA) CNL, Mr. Deji Haastrup, received the award which was presented by the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Ovwigho Igbuya, on behalf of the State Government.