Head office team has emerged winners of the 2019 annual Fatgbems Group football competition, after playing one all draw with the retail side in the first game of the day and defeating the depot team one goal to nothing in the fourth and final game.
The competition which was a five aside game, where members of staff of the company showed great football skills had other side games including draft, scrabble etc. The competition took place at the Beehive School, playing ground in Alausa Ikeja.
The team after defeating the depot side went home with a trophy, medals and cash prize. First and second runner-up also got cash and individual medal reward.
Speaking at the competition, Chairman Fatgbems Group, Kabir Gbemisola, disclosed that the aim of the tournament is to promote bonding and general fitness of the staff. It is also a time where every staff irrespective of their position can come together to share some exciting moments, playing football and have fun.
He noted that, football promote emotions and unity which has shown in the way the teams coordinated themselves and the supporters of each teams also added colour to the event. The atmosphere for everyone was light and the teams showed great spirit of sportsmanship and the goal of the competition played out in the overall result everyone saw at the event.
The Managing Director, Hassan Gbemisola, commented that, the management, had clear understanding of how important it is for everyone in the entire team to come together in such an atmosphere to unwind and compete in a relaxed mood. As it is the culture of the company to look after the well-being of the staff and consistently promote team bonding and winning together.
Olayinka Adeyemo, Head Office team captain, appreciated the efforts of the management in bringing everybody together to unwind and play football. He said, it is not only about to today, but winning together after the football competition. He added that, spirit of togetherness and unity must be encouraged at every level which was a factor for the success of his team.
Fatgbems Group of company was incorporated as an independent petroleum marketing company and tyre trading company delivering service satisfaction and value to customers
Nigerian' leading indigenous Independent Petroleum Marketing Company, Fatgbems Petroleum Company Limited has commissioned new ultra-modern retail stations in Awoyaya in Lagos and Adedotun in Abeokuta, Ogun State. This is in line with the company's goals of expanding its value chain and optimizing its customer base.
The event which was described by many industry analysts as keeping to the company's brand promise was attended by dignitaries from all works of life including Ogun State House Assembly Speaker, Hon. Suraju Adekunbi, Representative of Paramount ruler of Iwerekun land, Otunba Muniru Elemoro, Executive Secretary, Deport and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr Olufemi Adewole, Chairman Lagos Chapter of NUPENG, Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, Senior Management Staff of the company, their Families and friends.
Speaking at the commissioning, Chief Operating Officer, Fatgbems Group Mr Dare Adeola, stated that, the company, strongly believes that Nigerians and Nigerian companies can compete with the best in the world if given the opportunity. He spoke further:" This is a point that has been amply demonstrated by our history as a business entity. And having benefited from a robust and positively impactful regulatory environment through federal government policies, we believe we also have a responsibility to create opportunities for Nigerians to develop their capacity."
He added that, they have re-positioned the company to become a leader in the oil and gas services sector in Nigeria sealing relationships across all frontiers and building trans-border relationships in business. "Our core values of Customer Service, Leadership, Integrity, Innovation, Health & Safety and Environmental Responsibility have never in any way been eroded in any of the of the Stations so far rebranded and commissioned in the last ten months" he stressed .
Commenting further the Chief Operating officer said "'as we are here, to commission the Awoyaya station, Adedotun Station in Abeokuta has equally commenced full operations. It is fully back in operation to add to others which include Dalemo, Oju-Ore and Igbala service Stations in Ogun State. In the next few months, the prime Station called IBB shall soon be the cynosure as the rubbles shall give way to a better, more innovative service centered Station.
'As a millennia organization, we recognize that human capital is the bedrock of any progressive organization. We will continue to invest, develop and deploy qualified and capable personnel in our operations at various levels and this has helped to reduce unemployment rate in the country and equally staff turnover.
'In line with the paradigm shift and industry reality, we have made the Customer the focus of our business. We are more interested in delivering exceptional Customer service experience and superior value to our Shareholders and Stakeholders which can be attributed to the number of campaign designed to bond with our current and potential customers across various platforms. with this, as an organization, we recently celebrated our Customers on the occasion of the 2017 Customer Service week this past October.'
In his remarks, Ogun State House of Assembly Speaker, Hon Suraju Adekunbi, commended the management of Fatgbems Petroleum for their prowess in spreading across the country, thereby creating employment for Nigerians and contributing to economic growth.
Executive Secretary, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr Olufemi Adewole, applauded Fatgbems quest to expand its value chain and the drive to reposition and compete in the industry. He enjoined the company not to lose focus of customer service and consistently give the customers values they desire.
Fatgbems Petroleum is a member of Fatgbems Group, incorporated as an independent petroleum marketing company in 1994.