Yuletide: Firm donates free 35,000 litres of LPG to Enugu residents

Second Coming Nigeria Limited, a major Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, company in conjunction with the Enugu State Government has donated 35,000 litres of LPG (cooking gas) worth ₦12 million to residents of Enugu state as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, to ameliorate the suffering of the citizens.

The Managing Director of the company, Dr Basil Ogbuanu, who donated said the 35,000 litres (20,000 kg) LPG donation was part of the company’s support to the government’s effort at ameliorating the suffering of the people who cannot afford the commodity in their kitchen this Yuletide.

According to Ogbuanu, “ln the spirit of the Yuletide and as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), also, in support of His Excellency’s sterling leadership and good work to the people of Enugu State, each of our four plants in the state will give out 12.5 kg of gas to 400 people in four locations of the State. This is in conjunction with the Enugu State Government to support the people of Enugu State during this festive season.”

Ogbuanu explained that the product will be distributed freely to residents so that people will have gas to cook their food as they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

He commended the State Government for its focus and commitment in ensuring that businesses enjoy a friendly environment to thrive.

Dr Ogbuanu thanked all the loyal customers of Second Coming gas plants for believing in the company’s tradition of honesty and transparency over the years.

He described Second Coming Gas plants locations in Amaechi road Awkunanaw Enugu, Nike road Abakpa Nike Enugu, Agbani Town, and mile 3 Ahani Achi in Oji River Local Government Area, LGA, of Enugu State as people and pocket friendly.

Dr Ogbuanu, therefore, called on the people to take advantage of the multiple awards winning brand to make their cooking experience easier.

According to him, the products will be dispensed to residents in Agbani town and Amaechi road plants on December 27, 2021, while Abakpa Nike and Oji River plants will take their turns on 30th December 2021.

He further appealed to LPG dealers to support the government towards ameliorating the suffering of the people at this period of sharing and giving.

Dr Ogbuanu, however, commended the federal and state governments for the frantic efforts towards eradicating the use of firewood for cooking and called on governments at other levels to key into the drive.

Meanwhile, various residents who benefited from the free gas expressed happiness over the company’s act of benevolence to alleviate their plight by providing free cooking gas to them.

A customer, Mr Charles Ezeoha said he was excited, adding that this was the first time he was seeing such magnanimity.

“I am surprised that the company invited people even on the radio to come and take free gas. I was here at 4 am because of it, and I am happy that 12.5 kg cylinder was refilled free of charge.

“I am impressed as everything is moving smoothly because of the way it was organized, adding that crowd is under control,” he said.

A 70 -year-old customer, Mrs Ifeyinwa Nnaji revealed that she was overwhelmed by the kindness of the company and prayed for its continuous existence.

She prayed to God to keep the owner of the company and its survival.

Over 3,500 people converged at each of the free gas station’s premises struggling to have their gas cylinder refilled.

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