Enyo Retail & Supply, leading fuels retailing company has concluded the second edition of its annual safety drivers and transporter’s forum. The event which took place on October 23rd, 2019 at Enyo service station, Ibafo was aimed at sensitizing its truck drivers and transport service providers on the importance of road safety and security in Nigeria.
Recognizing that more people ply the road during the Yuletide season, the forum had over 70 drivers and 14 transporters in attendance and focused on safety during the ember months. The chairman of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) were present to brief participants on the need to exercise extra care and adhere to traffic rules when transporting fuel products during this period. As part of the program, health professionals were present to sensitize the drivers on the importance of stress management as the well-being of the driver is imperative to a good job performance.
Commenting on the initiative, Corporate Development Lead, Enyo Retail and Supply, Olabanjo Alimi, said, “This forum was organized to address the frequency of road accidents that arise as a result of driver’s negligence. Safety at all times is key at Enyo Retail and we are committed to transporting our products whilst observing global best practices. By sensitizing our drivers and transporters on safety measures to take during this period, we are letting them know that they are valued and what they do is very important”.
Mr Olabanjo Alimi, also noted that the event was also an opportunity to commend ENYO truck drivers who have observed safe driving measures, thereby awarding consistency in their overall delivery. “On behalf of Enyo, I am pleased to congratulate all our distinguished drivers for adhering to road safety rules and regulations. As our unofficial ambassadors, we are committed to ensuring their lives and that of their circles of influence or communities are positively impacted. Their tenacity and continued pursuit of excellence are vital to the success of Enyo and are not taken for granted”.
The Unit Commander, Mowe Ogun State, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lucas Oguntade commended Enyo Retail for its continued efforts at impacting the lives of blue-collar workers in the Nation. According to him “It is vital to invest in this labour force as this contributes greatly to capacity building and our economic development. We are proud to be associated with Enyo and we look forward to doing more with them”, he added.
One of the beneficiaries, Godsway Abdul, expressed his appreciation saying, “I thank Enyo for hosting this event for my colleagues and I. We have learnt a lot regarding safety and security not only when transporting fuel products but also in our day-to-day life”.
Since its inception in 2017, the leading fuels retailing company has grown to a total of 80 stations and moves an average of 22 million litres monthly with an active fleet size of over 130 trucks, 14 transport service providers and intends to grow to 120 stations and double its fleet size by 2020.