NNPC/First E&P JV Donates N53.4m to Support Five Nigerian NGOs

Towards enhancing societal welfare and promoting sustainable development in Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) and First Exploration & Production Limited (First E&P) joint venture (JV) have donated N53.4 million to five non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the country.
The donation, made under the JV’s Impact First Initiative, aims to address areas such as healthcare, education, and economic growth.
During the cheque presentation ceremony, NNPC Ltd’s chief Upstream Investment Officer (CUIO), NNPC Upstream Investment Management Services (NUIMS), Bala Wunti, expressed gratitude to First E&P for initiating the commendable programme.
Wunti, represented by the deputy manager, External Relations, NUIMS, Edith Lawson, emphasized NNPC Ltd’s belief in the power of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and reiterated the company’s commitment to working with partners to impact the lives of the less-privileged.
Under the Impact First Initiative, projects and programmes executed include the provision of classrooms, ICT Centres, laboratories, and other infrastructural intervention projects, scholarships, quiz competitions, skill acquisitions, and economic empowerment.
This initiative is a testament to NNPC Ltd’s dedication to fostering sustainable development in Nigeria.
Wunti praised First E&P’s leadership and foresight, acknowledging the partner’s efforts in driving meaningful change that will ensure a better future for all Nigerians.
The beneficiaries of the donation include the Irede Foundation, Human Development Initiative (HDI), OISA Foundation, Cerebral Palsy Center, and Niola Cancer Care Foundation.
These organizations focus on various aspects of societal welfare, such as providing artificial limbs to child amputees, tackling fundamental issues of poverty and injustice, transforming lives through education and healthcare interventions, supporting families with children with cerebral palsy, and organizing awareness talks and colon cancer screenings.
The NNPC/First E&P JV’s donation marks a significant step towards sustainable development in Nigeria and highlights the importance of CSR in driving positive change within communities.
Through this initiative, the joint venture aims to create a lasting impact on the lives of the beneficiaries and contribute to the overall welfare and development of the country.
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