VIVO ENERGY (SHELL GHANA), on August 31, 2022, made a presentation of 500 litres of fuel, to the Ashanti Regional Security Council. The gesture by the energy giant is to support the REGSEC’s resolve to enhance security in the region.
The Corporate Communication Manager of VIVO ENERGY, Shirley Tony Kum, in making the presentation on behalf of VIVO ENERGY, explained that the company hurriedly came to the aid of REGSEC, owing to the long-standing relationship that exists between the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council and the company.
She indicated that the progress of every organization was largely dependent on the security of the environment, hence the gesture. “We are actually supporting this because we believe proper and enhanced security remains key in every development and that we are committed to supporting any action that will improve the security of the environment through which our business also thrives,” Shirley Tony Kum noted.
She said the company will continue to offer its support to the Coordinating Council and ensure that the two entities work together for the good of the Region.
The Ashanti Regional Minister and Chairman of the Regional Security Council, Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah, who received the presentation on behalf of REGSEC expressed his appreciation to VIVO ENERGY for their quick response to their request for support.
He indicated that, the central location of the Region coupled with it size and the fact that it is a transit Region means that ‘security challenges are very high’, thus, the need to constantly patrol the various entry points of the Region.
According to the Regional Minister, the Region has numerous security challenges as such the gesture of VIVO ENERGY is commendable. He noted that the donation has come at a time the Security Council is gearing up to redouble its security efforts in the Region.