The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) has a signed partnership agreement with a Lagos-based auto services and wheel specialist organization, Automatic Fit and Energy Limited, in an effort to accelerate its growth for effective service delivery.
The NNPC said the partnership became necessary to ease transportation services for motorists and in turn increase patronage for the Corporation.
The event which took place at the NNPC Service Station, Airport Road, Abuja, had in attendance dignitaries from the oil and energy sector.
The Chief Operating officer (COO) Downstream, NNPC , Ms Lawrencia Ndupu, described the partnership as ‘a milestone achievement’ for NNPC Retail Limited (NRL) to realize the goal with a reputable auto and wheel organization such as Automatic Fit and Energy Limited.
She expressed confidence that the arrangement will endear NNPC service to clients and at the same time boost customers satisfactions.
“This commissioning of NNPC lube bay service centre, being one of the range of the non-fuel business, will enhance service delivery and customers satisfaction. We are highly elated and honoured to be able to commission the NNPC lube bay in partnership with AutoFit Energy Limited.
“Our dedicated staff have painstakingly worked tirelessly to make this partnership and launch come to fruition.
She therefore assured Nigeria motorists, NNPC families and friends that the lube bay service center is equal, while seeking for patronize to ensure care and maintenance of vehicles.
Ndupu also maintained that NNPC will continue to touch lives in many positive ways.
The Managing Director of Automatic Fit and Energy Limited, HRH (Dr) Olusegun Aderemi, in his speech, acknowledged the efforts of the outgoing Managing Director of the NNPC Retail, Sir Billy Okoye, and the incoming MD, Mrs Elizabeth Aliyuda, in ensuring the actualization of the partnership agreement.
He added that the team has a clear vision to accelerate the growth of the NNPC Retail, promising that Automatic Fit would build on the reposed confidence as the partnership would be mutually beneficial.
Aderemi, who is also the Atayero of Aramoko Kingdom in Ekiti West Local Government area of Ekiti State said, ”We at Automatic Fit and Energy are glad and excited to be partnering with NNPC Retail to bring to Nigerians world class service as it relates to Autocare.
”With over 25 years of experience and also being a pioneer in this same space, with us constantly updating our techniques and equipment, we believe that we won’t be offering anything less in this regard.
“With NNPC Retail believing in the partnership and what we have to offer, we have extended a generous discount to all NNPC staff for every time they bring their cars for servicing at any of our outlet nationwide.”
The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matter, Senator Babafemi Ojudu who represented the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the event, commended the NNPC on the achievement, saying the development will immensely benefit motorists by increasing safety in transportation.
“The partnership is a good development and will provide motorists with highest quality lubricants, proper lubrication processes and services with sustainable value for customers. The relationship will enable customers to achieve their goals, increase business operation and make ambition a reality.
“Effective lubrication service will also boost safety of motorists. It’s economical when problems of a car is diagnosed and rectified on time—it will save a lot of money, time and, most importantly, stress.
Senator Ojudu also noted that government is always in support of any good attempt that would make transportation conducive for motorists.