Donation from The Chrome Group Helps Trinidad and Tabago Celebrate Golden Jubilee
ABUJA, August 13, 2012 -The Chrome Group, one of Nigeria’s leading indigenous multinational businesses with subsidiaries operating in oil and gas exploration and production, oil and gas servicing, engineering, insurance, logistics and power industries, today began the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Trinidad and Tabago's indendence with a donation to offset the costs of the anniversary ceremony. The donation, totaling nearly N11 million ($66,476 USD), will offset the cost of bringing a contingent of artists from Trinidad and Tabago to Abuja, Nigeria to perform at a 50th anniversary ceremony.
"We congratulate the people of Trinidad and Tabago on this milestone and we are overjoyed about the growing relationship between the Twin Island Republic of Trinidad and Tabago and Nigeria," said Inno Anoliefo, group administrative manager with The Chrome Group. "Our strong relationship was exemplified by the recent visit to Trinidad and Tabago by a delegation led by Nigeria's President, which included The Chrome Group's Chairman, Sir Emeka Offor. During the visit, far-reaching bilateral agreements on cultural, diplomatic and economic matters were concluded."
Sir Emeka Offor is the patron of the Nigeria Trinidad and Tabago Chamber of Commerce.
See the letter from The Chrome Group to The High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tabago by clicking here.
Trinidad and Tobago achieved Independence on August 31st, 1962. The Government of Trinidad and Tobago will remember and celebrate this important milestone with a series of fitting initiatives aimed at recognizing and celebrating some of the important events, people and places that helped shaped the country’s rich and diverse history.
Trinidad and Tobago is the most southerly island state of the West Indian archipelago with co-ordinates 11 00N, 61 00 W.
About The Chrome Group
The Chrome Group, which employs 800 people, was founded by Sir Emeka Offor in 1990. The company is a leading multibillion dollar conglomerate based in Abuja, Nigeria. It has significant interests in the oil and gas sector with additional interests in the bio-fuel, petroleum trading as well as logistics and dredging service arenas. Key projects have included the turnaround maintenance (TAM) for the Port Harcourt refinery- Nigeria's largest oil refinery. In addition to its commercial business activities, the group engages in an active Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and is actively engaged in youth education and employment programs.