Waltersmith modular refinery builds industrial park

Waltersmith Petroman Nigeria Limited, one of the indigenous oil companies to build a modular refinery in Nigeria, is to build an industrial park in Ohaji/Egbema local government, its host community of Imo state.
Also in line with its corporate social responsibilities, Waltersmith has advanced plans to employ 47 youths of Ohaji/Egbema who had undergone six months technical skills acquisition programme which was organised by the company.
The project is being undertaken with support from the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
Chief Executive Officer of Waltersmith Petroman Company, Mr. Chikezie Nwosu, disclosed this at the closing ceremony of Waltersmith Technical Skills Acquisition Programme, 2021 for some graduates of Ohaji/Egbema local government area of Imo state.
Nwosu said the Industrial Park will attract petrochemical, pharmaceutical, research and other light manufacturing companies that feeds off the hydrocarbon value chain.
He said, “The industrial park is being developed with the support of the United Nation Industrial Development Organisation and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa as part of Nigeria’s country program with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.”.


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