Okomu oil firm has given out cheques of N90,000 every to no fewer than 35 college students of tertiary establishments from about 20 host communities in three native authorities areas the place it operates in Edo.
The Managing Director of the corporate, Dr Graham Hefer, offered cheques to the beneficiaries at a ceremony held in Okomu on the weekend in Ovia South West Native Authorities Space (LGA) of Edo.
The host communities from the place the beneficiaries had been drawn are positioned in Ovia South West, Ovia North-East and Uhunmwode LGAs.
Hefer stated the gesture was a part of the corporate’s Company Social Duty (CSR) to encourage instructional pursuit amongst indigent college students in its host communities via award of bursary.
“ It’s a incontrovertible fact that this 12 months has been difficult and difficult, however as an organization, we’re blissful that we’re in a position to nonetheless fulfil half CSR to our host communities.
“This 12 months’s message is that we’ve managed to come back via the robust occasions collectively, and collectively, we’re shifting ahead in an understanding.
“It exhibits that even in tough occasions, we will work and transfer collectively due to current efficient communication amongst us,” he stated.
Earlier, a communication advisor, Mr Kingsley Erinmwionghae, stated efficient communication amongst members of host communities and current firms engendered progress, productiveness and enhanced mutual relationship between the events.
He was talking at a coaching workshop for representatives of the host communities as a part of the corporate’s annual coaching and bursary presentation programme.
Erinmwionghae offered a paper entitled” Communication/ Social Dialogue in Group- Firm Relationship”.
He stated that efficient communication would result in understanding of the status of an organisation in its neighbouring communities, which was of important significance for each events.
Two beneficiaries of the bursary, Mr Kelly Ikponmwonosa and Blessing Iyase, thanked Okomu oil firm for the gesture, expressing delight at being chosen.