SEPLAT Group has partnered with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to site a multi – billion – naira gas plant at Asaa, Ohaji- Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State .
Imo State governor , Senator Hope Uzodinma , disclosed this on Twitter on Friday.
He said he had assured residents of the community that his administration would stand as a referee to make sure development was brought by the Seplat Group .
Uzodinma said the state government would ensure that projects such as hospitals , roads and schools were provided as part of the company ’ s community relations services.
He said , “ The Imo State Government will not encourage a situation where oil companies doll out monies to the leaders of their host communities .
“ Gone are the days when oil companies collude with a few community leaders to exploit the rest of the host communities . ”
The governor said he had assurances of the company to ensure they employed both skilled and non – skilled workers in their company .
He urged the community to be a good host to the company in order to ensure a win -win situation for both parties .