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Business News of Monday, 23 March 2020

Source: Roland Walker, contributor

Coronavirus: Petroleum retailers urged to ensure safety measures

Retailers have been asked to use sanitizers and also ensure social distancing Retailers have been asked to use sanitizers and also ensure social distancing

Petroleum Retailers have been encouraged to ensure safety is made a priority at all fuel stations in Ghana.

A retailer with Puma Energy Ghana, Mr. Godwin Tamakloe emphasized the need for Operators of Fuel Stations to complement the efforts of Government and the Ghana Health Service in ensuring that sanitizers and social distancing is practiced across at all their outlets.

Mr. Tamakloe is among a number of retailers who were recently awarded by Puma Energy at a ceremony at Akosombo in the Eastern Region.

He won the GM Special Recognition Award and Social Spirit Award in Community Service for his efforts in the Retailer category for Puma Energy.

Puma Energy, a global integrated mid and downstream energy company, held its 2020 Retail Conference and Awards, as part of efforts to reward and recognise hard work and excellence across Puma’s 84 retail outlets in the country for their remarkable performance during the 2019 year under review.

Managing Director of Puma Energy Ghana,” Henry Yaw Osei, commended all dealers for contributing to the growth of the Puma Energy brand in Ghana and added that the event formed part of Puma Energy’s mandate to foster development opportunities and reward the exceptional performance of its employees and partners, who all contribute to its rapidly expanding business, bringing quality service to all Ghanaians.

Through the collective hard work and efforts of the Puma Energy team in the country, he said, the company received a number of awards in 2019 which include 2019 Road Safety Education Award, 2019 HSSE CEO of the Year Award and 2019 CSR Excellence Award all at the 2019 Ghana Oil and Gas Awards.

Apart from the awards, he said, the company reinforced its safety records by recording zero incidence at all of its 84 branded stations, while maintaining its position as the leader in aviation fuel supply in the country.

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