Akwa Ibom State’s Environment and Petroleum Resources Commissioner, Sir Charles Udoh has disclosed that the economic policy of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration in building a new generation of entrepreneurs is receiving a boost with the spring up of new businesses in the state.
The state Commissioner made this known at the official opening of SG Petroleum in Uyo, the State capital.
He stated that opening of the business in Uyo is the fulfillment of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s vision of building a generation of entrepreneurs that will see the employment of lots of people.
Sir Charles Udoh expressed belief that SG Petroleum will witness a massive boost in their business, in view of the fact that the present administration has provided a favourable environment for businesses to thrive.
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 out that the setting up of SG Petroleum was borne out of his desire to own a business he can be remembered for and his dream of providing employment opportunities to teeming youths in the state.
He promised that the company will strive to operate with strict business ethics that will endear them to customers, while adding that the company already has a staff strength of fifty-eight employees.
Highpoint of the event was the official cutting of the tape to open SG Petroleum station and the opening of a branch of Suntrust Bank in the Company’s 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; the Uyo Peoples Democratic Party Chapter Chairman, Engr. Nse Ekanem (Abai Uyo); Former Speaker of Uyo Legislative Council, Mr. Tony Asikpo; Representatives of Suntrust Bank, Management and Staff of the company among other dignitaries.