The Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources, Sir Charles Udoh, has disclosed that the economic policy of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration in building generations of entrepreneurs is receiving a boost with the springing up of new businesses in the state.
The Commissioner made this known during the official opening of SG Petroleum in Uyo recently.
He stated that opening of the business in Uyo is the fulfilment of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s vision of building a generation of entrepreneurs whereby employment will be provided to the populace.
Sir Udoh expressed belief that SG Petroleum will witness a massive boost in their business as the present administration of Governor Emmanuel has provided favourable environment for businesses to thrive in the state which he said is evident in setting up of more businesses in the state.
The Commissioner thanked the Management for kick-starting the business in Uyo and prayed God for more returns on investment and future expansion while tasking the management and staff to be transparent in order to gain more patronage from customers.
The Managing Director of SG Petroleum Mr. Aniedi Inyang in his address, pointed that the setting up of SG Petroleum was borne out of the desire to own a business which he can be remembered for and provide employment opportunities to the teeming youth in the state.
He promised that the company will strive to operate with strict business ethics that will endear them to customers.
He also revealed that the company has a staff strength of fifty eight employees, which he noted is his own quota of keying into the industrialization and entrepreneurial drive of His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel.
Highpoint of the event was the official cutting of tape to open the SG petroleum fuel station and opening of a branch of Santrust Bank in the Company premises at Idoro road by the Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources
Present at the occasion were the Managing Director of the Company, Mr. Aniedi Inyang and Wife Mrs. Ekaete Aniedi, Peoples Democratic Party Chapter Chairman of Uyo, Businessman, Engr. Nse Ekanem (Abai Uyo), Former Speaker of Uyo Legislative Council, Mr. Tony Asikpo, elders, Representative of Suntrust Bank, Management and Staff of the company among other dignitaries.