In a remarkable display of corporate social responsibility, Asharami Energy, a Sahara Group Upstream Oil & Gas company, through Sahara Group Foundation has renovated the Ologbo Police Station situated in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.
The Ologbo Police Station which went through a transformative makeover is a reflection of Asharami Energy’s dedication to enhancing public safety and supporting the welfare of the communities in which they operate.
Speaking at the commissioning and handover ceremony, the Director, Sahara Group Foundation, Ejiro Gray, stated that ‘At Sahara Group Foundation, our effort is geared towards helping to create sustainable societies. And with the renovation of the Ologbo Police Station, we are once again demonstrating our commitment to supporting the institutions that protect and serve our society.”
The newly commissioned Ologbo Police station involved a comprehensive overhaul of the police station’s infrastructure. Renovation work done includes structural repairs and aesthetical changes to the building, plumbing works and change of sanitary wares. A new office block/building for investigative officers was also constructed, as well as the installation of solar energy. System
Also speaking at the event, the stakeholder and community relations manager, Asharami Energy, Babatomiwa Adesida, said “Asharami Energy recognizes the critical role that law enforcement plays in maintaining peace and security within our communities. And that the renovation of the Ologbo police station underscores the organization’s values of sustainable development, community empowerment, and social impact”.
In attendance, was the Enogie of Ologbo, His Royal Highness, Owenubugie Akenzua. In his remarks, he applauded Asharami Energy and Sahara Group Foundation for carrying out this laudable project in Ologbo. The Enogie of Ologbo stated that “a secure community is the foundation for progress and that the renovation of the Ologbo Police Station will support improved security and peace in the Dukedom.”
In his remarks, the Deputy Police Commissioner, Ologbo Police Station, CSP Moses Nkombe, thanked Asharami Energy and the Sahara Group Foundation for the renovated station. The DPO stated that “this will go a long way to enhance operational efficiency and enable the officers to better serve and protect the communities under the station command”.
The Ologbo Police Station renovation project is just one out of a series of completed and ongoing renovations of police stations across the country, being implemented by the Sahara Group Foundation. Other Police stations to have received full renovations from Sahara Group Foundation includes, the Ijede police station, Ipaja police station, Omagwa police station, Onne police station, the MMA police station, Trinity police station, Koko police station and many others.