An indigenous Independent Petroleum Marketing Company, Fatgbems Petroleum Company has commissioned new ultra-modern retail stations in Awoyaya in Lagos and Adedotun in Abeokuta, Ogun State. This is in line with the company’s goals of expanding its value chain and optimizing its customer base.
The event which was described by many industry analysts as keeping to the company’s brand promise was attended by dignitaries from all works of life including Ogun State House Assembly Speaker, Hon. Suraju Adekunbi, Representative of Paramount ruler of Iwerekun land, Otunba Muniru Elemoro, Executive Secretary, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Olufemi Adewole, Chairman Lagos Chapter of NUPENG, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, Senior Management Staff of the company, their families, and friends.
Speaking at the commissioning, Chief Operating Officer, Fatgbems Group Mr. Dare Adeola, stated that, the company, strongly believes that Nigerians and Nigerian companies can compete with the best in the world if given the opportunity. He spoke further:” This is a point that has been amply demonstrated by our history as a business entity. And having benefited from a robust and positively impactful regulatory environment through federal government policies, we believe we also have a responsibility to create opportunities for Nigerians to develop their capacity.”
He added that they have re-positioned the company to become a leader in the oil and gas services sector in Nigeria sealing relationships across all frontiers and building trans-border relationships in business. “Our core values of Customer Service, Leadership, Integrity, Innovation, Health & Safety, and Environmental Responsibility have never in any way been eroded in any of the of the Stations so far rebranded and commissioned in the last ten months” he stressed.
Commenting further the Chief Operating Officer said “‘as we are here, to commission the Awoyaya station, Adedotun Station in Abeokuta has equally commenced full operations. It is fully back in operation to add to others which include Dalemo, Oju-Ore and Igbala service Stations in Ogun State. In the next few months, the prime Station called IBB shall soon be the cynosure as the rubbles shall give way to a better, more innovative service-centre Station.
‘As a millennia organization, we recognize that human capital is the bedrock of any progressive organization. We will continue to invest, develop and deploy qualified and capable personnel in our operations at various levels and this has helped to reduce the unemployment rate in the country and equally staff turnover.
In his remarks, Ogun State House of Assembly Speaker, Hon Suraju Adekunbi, commended the management of Fatgbems Petroleum for their prowess in spreading across the country, thereby creating employment for Nigerians and contributing to economic growth.
Executive Secretary, Depot, and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Olufemi Adewole, applauded Fatgbems quest to expand its value chain and the drive to reposition and compete in the industry. He enjoined the company not to lose focus on customer service and consistently give the customers values they desire.