According to reports, the Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Clay Neff, yesterday, at the 2016 Awokoya Memorial Chemistry Competition, organized by Chemical Society of Nigeria, Delta State chapter, said Chevron will continue to support and promote quality education in Nigeria.
Neff, who was ably represented by Mr. Esimaje Brikinn, at the event, held at PTI Conference Centre, Effurun, noted that the reasons Chevron initiated and agreed to support and sponsor the Chemistry competition were being realized.
“We are also aware that there has been great interest of secondary school students in the study of Chemistry in Delta State and remarkable improvement in performances in the subject since the introduction of the competition some years ago”
He said: “Over the years, Chevron has demonstrated commitment to qualitative education through investments in education infrastructure, sponsorship of manpower development programmes and provision of scholarships”.
Earlier, the chairman of Chemical Society of Nigeria, Delta State chapter, Mr. Alexander Okoroji, in a welcome speech, appreciated Chevron for sponsoring the competition, adding that Delta State has consistently taken the 1st position at the National Chemistry Competitions.