ABUJA, NIGERIA, April 6, 2013 - The Chrome Group (www.thechromegroup.net), a leading West African oil and gas conglomerate, has announced its sponsorship of the Steel Orchestra from Trinidad and Tobago to the Abuja carnival in November, 2013. The company, through the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, has donated the sum of Twenty Five Million Naira (N25,000,000) to this course.

See a letter from the High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago here.

The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation is a non-governmental, philanthropic organization focused on youth employment, families, education, healthcare and infrastructure development.

The money which has been remitted to the handlers through the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission in Nigeria is part of the Foundation's continued endeavour to strengthen the relationship between the peoples and government of Trinidad & Tobago and Nigeria for the mutual benefit of both countries.

It is to be noted that Chrome Group through the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation has in the past sponsored the Trinidad and Tobago band to the 7th Edition of the Abuja Carnival in 2011, as well as their National Day celebration in Nigeria in 2012.

About the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation

The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation is a philanthropic organization based in Oraifite, Anambra State, Nigeria. The Foundation seeks to alleviate the suffering of the less privileged through philanthropy, and focuses primarily on giving support and hope to those in need irrespective of tribe, creed, religion and nation. To date, the foundation has committed more than ?750 million ($4.7 million USD) to charitable projects. For more information, visit http://sireofforfoundation.org or like us at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Sir-Emeka-Offor-Foundation/186302151410678.