BrandArena: Total Nigeria Reach Out To IDPs In Abuja

Monday 5 December 2016

Total Nigeria Reach Out To IDPs In Abuja

Deriving from a stakeholder need assessment perspective, promotion of Access to Energy and Health which form part of the pillars of Total Nigeria Plc’s Sustainable Development strategy, the company on November 15, 2016, reached out to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in some IDP camps in Abuja.

Total Nigeria Plc with the Nigerian Red-Cross Society donated and distributed 3,000 long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets and 1,000 Awango by Total solar lamps to the IDP camps residents.

Out of the over 5,000 residents of the camp made up of 901 families, the IDPs were identified through a preliminary identification and tagging process by the Nigerian Red Cross. The Camps were the Apo Sunshine IDP Camp, the Waru IDP Camp, the Malaysia IDP camp and the Durumi IDP camp.

Managing Director Total Nigeria Plc  Mr. Jean-Philippe Torres, represented by the General Manager (Human Resources & Corporate Services/Company Secretary) Mrs. Bunmi Popoola-Mordi, while presenting the items to the IDPs said “This gesture is part of the Group’s contribution in addressing the social challenges of internally displaced persons in our society. Our sister company, Total EP Nigeria Limited, had earlier donated $550,000 to the IDPs which is been managed with the Red Cross Society for gradual disbursement over the next two year period, towards addressing some of the challenges at the IDPs in Nigeria.

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