Integrated Logistics Services, popularly called Intels Nigeria, has commissioned a one-kilometre interlocked road with solar light for Rumuorianwo Community in Rumuokwurushi town, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Regional Human Resources Manager of Intels Nigeria, Mr. Michael Udam, who performed the ceremony, said the project is another demonstration of the company’s willingness to partner better with those in its host communities.
“When Intels came into this community, they came into marriage with the community; two years ago we came for commissioning and today we are here again for another commissioning. We are hoping that in the nearest future we will continue to commission again.
“We have taken note of some urgent needs you have pointed out and as usual, we will discuss about them.
“We want to say a big thank you to you all and we want to say please continue to support your leaders and we will continue to work with them to ensure that more dividends will come to you,” he said.
Also speaking, Community Relations Manager of Intels, Mr. Rexford Asiebuka said that the company has awarded post primary and undergraduate scholarships to several indigenes of the community, and also embarked on skills acquisition programme for the people as well as creation of empowerment scheme for women of the area.
In his response, the Paramount Ruler of Rumuorianwo community, HRH Eze Ezi-Wokoma, commended the company for the kind gesture, saying Intels has carried the host community along in its corporate social responsibility scheme.
The paramount ruler also assured the company that his people are ready and will continue to provide the needed atmosphere for business to thrive and for other social activities embarked upon by Intels.