Second Coming Nigeria Limited, a major Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) company, in conjunction with Enugu State Government has donated 35,000 litres of cooking gas worth ₦12 million to residents of the state
The Managing Director of the company, Dr. Basil Ogbuanu, who made the donation explained that the gesture 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.
He said:” 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 added 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.
He 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 of Enugu State as people and pocket friendly.
He implored the citizens of the state to take advantage of the multiple award-winning brands 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 cooking gas dealers to support the government towards ameliorating the suffering of the people at this period of sharing and giving.
Ogbuanu, however, commended the federal and state governments for the frantic efforts towards eradicating the use of firewood for cooking and called at governments at other levels to key into the drive.
Meanwhile, residents of the state, who benefited from the free gas expressed happiness over the company’s act 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 has seen such magnanimity.
He added: “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 the 12.5kg cylinder was refilled free of charge. I am impressed as everything is moving smoothly because of the way it was organised, adding that crowd is under control,” he said.
A 70 -year-old customer, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Nnaji said she was overwhelmed by the kindness of the company and prayed for its continuous existence.