One of Nigeria’s leading petroleum marketing firm, Fatgbems Petroleum Company Limited last weekend won The Bikers Converge Merit award at the just concluded annual Bikers convention that took place in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
Bikers Converge is a yearly gathering organized to foster unity and encourage safety attitude among various bikers associations in Nigeria and other West African countries. The three-day event which had in attendance over 400 bikers had riders from Ghana, Togo and other parts of Nigeria was flag-off by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Speaking at the Award Night, President Bikers Converge, Mr. Ogundimu Adeola, disclosed that, the event is not about biking for adventure or transportation it is about promoting tourism in Nigeria and most especially to showcase the natural gift of nature in the ancient town of Abeokuta. The occasion also provides an avenue for bike sports to be spiced with fashion and entertainment. Latest brands of machines in town were showcased at the event as well.
Ogundimu added that the event could not have been possible without the support of the sponsors and the partnership the group has been enjoying since inception.
He applauded Fatgbems Petroleum for the prompt response despite the short notice to the company and the value added to the 2017 edition of the converge. ‘The award is to show appreciation for the selflessness of the company and its commitment to development in Nigeria as bikers converge continue to push beyond the immediate frontier and position to continue to foster higher courses in the nearer future’ he added.
Commenting on the award, Chief Operation Officer, Fatgbems Petroleum, Mr. Dare Adeola disclosed that the award is a way to reaffirm the company’ commitment to development. He further noted that after the rebranding, his company has decided to support ideas that will not only create an avenue to give back but promote development as bikers converge is specifically designed to promote tourism in the country.
Mr. Adeola also restated his company’s commitment to bikers converge as it is not just a partnership but an adoption that will be extended to a much high frontier in the next edition.
Fatgbems Petroleum is a member of Fatgbems Group of companies, incorporated as an independent petroleum marketing company in 1994.