Tullow Ghana Limited (TGL) has organised a two-day stakeholder engagement in Takoradi in the Western Region. The engagement targeted the Sekondi-Takoradi and SHAMA Metropolitan Assemblies. The discussions focused on issues of mutual concern of the assembly and TGL which has adopted 6 coastal districts which fall under the two assemblies.
The Social Performance Manager, Kwasi Boateng hailed the chance to have an opportunity to engage with the leadership and members of the assembly over TGLs operations in the Western Region. He indicated that the views of the assembly members remain key to enabling TGL be aware of concerns and develop plans on how best to address them.
Some TGL Managers from Accra joined the Social Performance team to answer questions from the assembly members and also explain some policies of the company in relation to operations, local content and social investment activities.
Assembly members urged TGL to do more to create the environment that providing local content support and contracts for the regions enterprises, job opportunities for indigenes and more social investment programs such as education.
TGL expressed its committed to remaining engaged and informed bearing in accordance with its value of shared prosperity for the people in its operational area of the Western Region and maintaining the companys social licence.
Attending the session were the MCE for Sekondi Takoradi Assembly and SHAMA, assembly members, representatives from the Fishermen Council, Ghana Maritime Authority, Fisheries Commission and the Petroleum Commission.
By: Obrempong Yaw Ampofo/citibusinessnews.com/Ghana