Accra,— Genser Energy Ghana Limited (“Genser”), an Independent Power Producing Company, has been honoured by the Himan Prestea Traditional Council for its contribution towards the development of the Himan Prestea Community.
Nana Nteboa Pra IV, the Divisional Chief of Himan Prestea, gave a recognition trophy to the Company at the maiden edition of the Himan Prestea Community Excellence Awards, which had the theme “Mobilizing Ourselves for Community Development.”
The event was organised to acknowledge and recognise individual and corporate contributions towards the development of the community.
Nana Nteboa Pra IV, the Divisional Chief of Himan Prestea said
the Company had executed a Community Development Agreement (“CDA”) with the community, which addressed issues on local content, employment, local participation, and corporate social responsibility as it prepared to construct a Gas Processing Plant (GCP) in Prestea to extract Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) (comprising ethane, propane, and butane) from natural gas or associated gas and market the NGLs in Ghana and abroad.
Nana Nteboa Prah appealed to the Government to assist in the completion of several infrastructure activities, including a 20km road from Bogoso to Prestea, construction of a new hospital and completion of the football Astroturf pitch, which had been held up since October 2020.
Corporate entities and individuals awarded during the same event include Future Global Resources Limited (FGR), GRIDCO, Prestea Sankofa Gold, Alhaji Suleman, Advisor to the Lands Commissioner, Lt. Col Umar Sanda Ahmed (Rtd), Former Ghana Ambassador to Egypt, Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Former Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts and Former Member of Parliament for Prestea-Huni Valley Constituency.
Accepting the award on behalf of Genser, Onesimos Barimah Osei, the Legal and Compliance Manager of Genser, thanked the Chiefs and the Community for the acknowledgment and pledged the Company’s continuous support for the Community.
Mr Osei mentioned that “Genser prides itself with building a continuous relationship with all the communities we engage in, and we look forward to making a greater impact in the future.”
“We would like to thank the Council for their leadership and their vision in establishing the CDA with Genser to ensure all community projects align with the short- and long-term development goals in Himan Prestea,” he added.
Source: Ghana News Agency