Chevron Supports Health, Educational In Rivers, 2 Other States

Chevron entities in Nigeria including Chevron Nigeria Limited(CNL), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited(NNPCL) have donated health facilities and equipment to hospitals in Rivers and Yobe States as part of the company’s strategic support to improve education and healthcare delivery in the country.

Also, Star Ultra Deep Petroleum Limited (a Chevron company) and its co-venturers in the Oil Prospecting Mining Lease (OPL) 140 donated educational equipment to schools in Oyo State and organized computer training programme for teachers.

In Rivers State, Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited and the Agbami parties, including NNPC Limited, FAMFA Oil Limited, Equinor Nigeria Energy Company Limited, and Prime 127 Nigeria Limited handed over a fully built and equipped chest clinic to the General Hospital, Eleme as a demonstration of its continued pursuit of quality healthcare delivery in line with the expectation of being socially responsible to the people and communities around and beyond their areas of operations. Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited and the Agbami parties have built and commissioned 28 chest clinics with state-of-the-art equipment in different parts of the country.

The Rivers State governor, Siminalayi Fubara, represented by  Rivers State commissioner for Health, Dr. Chidinma Oreh, thanked Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited and the Agbami parties for helping to expand the frontiers of healthcare delivery in the State.

She stated that “the conceptualisation of this chest clinic shows the commitment of the Agbami parties to supporting the government’s fight against diseases as this facility is built to allow for testing of presumptive tuberculosis cases amongst others in support of the government’s mandate to eradicate TB before 2035.”

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