No fewer than 800 households in Enugu State on Monday received refilled 12.5 kilogramme of gas cylinders each from Second Coming Nigeria Ltd., dealer of Liquefied Petroleum Gas.
The beneficiaries were drawn from Amechi in Enugu South and Agbani in Nkanu West Local Government Areas of the state.
Speaking while distributing the cylinders, the company manager, Ogochukwu Ezeonyigbo, said the gesture was part of Second Coming Nigeria’s Corporate Social Responsibility.
Done in collaboration with the state government, Ms Ezeonyigbo said “Today, our company is giving out free refilled 12.5kg cooking gas each to 800 customers in Amechi and Agbani.
“It is our own Corporate Social Responsibility to our customers,” she said.
Describing itself as customer friendly and the “People’s gas plant”, the company said that a similar gesture would happen in its plants at Nike in Enugu East and Achi in Oji River LGAs on December 30.
“1,600 Enugu residents will receive free cooking gas worth over N12 million from its four gas plants in Agbani, Amechi, Nike and Achi by Dec. 30.”
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that over 2,500 people were at the company’s premises at Amechi, struggling to have their gas cylinder refilled.