Photo Caption: R-L--Charles Okon, Manager, Government Relations at Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) handing over an ambulance to Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on behalf of NLNG in Lagos…Wednesday. Receiving the ambulance are Godwin OgagaOghene, Zonal Commanding Officer (RS2), FRSC, Lagos and Hyginus Omeje, Sector Commander FRSC.
January 15, 2015
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Nigeria LNG Limited(NLNG) on Wednesday January 14, 2015, donated an ambulance to the Lagos StateSector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) towards improving responsecapacity of the Corps to handle road accidents.
The donation is coming nottoo long after NLNG extended a similar charitable gesture to FRSC’s AbujaSector Command by donating five radar guns and five metro count devices, inefforts by the company to help save lives from road accidents, and after FRSC declared that 120 persons werekilled in road crashes across the country between December 19, 2014 and December 28, 2014.
“At NLNG, safetyis central to our operations and of utmost importance to our success as aworld-class organisation. We have achieved notable milestones in our safety records and want toreplicate this achievement in the wider society. With the right support, webelieve FRSC can bring down the rising surge of road accidents incidents in thecountry. It is for this reason we are making donations to FRSC to empower itfor the important task of saving lives on Nigerian roads. When more lives aresaved, the vision of a better Nigeria comes closer to reality,” said CharlesOkon, NLNG’s Acting General Manager, External Relations.
Receiving the vehicle onbehalf of the FRSC, Corps Marshal and Chief Executive, Zonal CommandingOfficer, FRSC Lagos Headquarters, Godwin OgagaOghene, said: “We appreciate the managementand staff of NLNG for the donation of an ambulance to the Lagos State SectorCommand. The Corps is committed to reducing Road Traffic Crashes (RTC) fatalityby 20 percent, casualty by 30 percent and the response time to crash scene to20 minutes. Road safety is a shared responsibility and we are highlyappreciative of NLNG’s support in helping to reduce Road Traffic Crashesfatality.”
NLNG places a premiumon safety and has a robust Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) policy thatguides its operations and staff activities and tasks.
Nigeria LNG Limited isjointly owned by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC (49%), ShellGas BV (25.6%) Total LNG Nigeria Limited (15%) and Eni International (10.4%).
Acting General Manager,External Relations