In line with her goal of giving back to the society, especially the communities where the organization operates, Fatgbems Petroleum, a leading player in Nigeria’s oil marketing sector, recently organized a special visit to the Nigerian Red Cross Motherless and Abandoned Children in Makoko, Lagos.
The special visit which was part of her CSR programme, took place on May 27th, to mark the 2017 children’ day. The visiting Fatgbems Petroleum Team was led by The Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Dare Adeola. Other members of the delegation include the Brand Manager Mr. Adeosun Azeez and Human Resources Assistant, Mrs. Fatimah Liasu.
On ground to receive the visiting Fatgbems team were the Acting Matron of the home, Ms. Taiwo Idowu, The Care Giver, Mrs. Yinusa Comfort and hundreds of smiling kids who could not hide their joy and excitement when loads of provisions and food items were presented by the visitors from Fatgbems to their home.
Before the formal presentation of the items, the team from Fatgbems Petroleum interacted with the children, charted and played some games with them. Speaking during the formal presentation, The Chief Operating Officer of Fatgbems Petroleum, Mr. Dare Adeola commended the efforts of The Red Cross team in effectively taking care of the emotional and material needs of children in their custody and promised to give more assistance in future.
He also advised the kids to be humble and hardworking, especially in their studies to ensure that they achieve success in Future.
Responding, the Acting Matron of the home, Ms. Taiwo Idowu expressed great and sincere appreciation to the team from Fatgbems for their visit and donations. She promised to make good use of the gift to the benefit of all the children.
As an organization, Fatgbems takes the issue of giving back to society very serious. To ensure that the interventions are meaningful, the company has a dedicated management team saddled with the responsibility of designing and meticulously implementing our social responsibility activities with active involvement of the communities under the Fatgbems Foundation. Over the years Fatgbems’s CSR activities have centered on education, health and general welfare and the environment.
Fatgbems Petroleum is a member of Fatgbems Group of companies, incorporated as an independent petroleum marketing company in 1994.