Total Petroleum Ghana Limited (Total Ghana), a locally-listed oil marketing company, has rewarded its best performing Transporters at the annual Transporters’ award event held in Accra.
The Operations Manager of Total Ghana, Elizabeth Sotuminu, said that it was a special moment for the company to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work of Transporters and their contribution to safe transport operations of the company.
The most prestigious award, ‘Safety Transporter of the Year’, went to Duah Boakye Trading and Transport Limited, based on the exceptional behaviour of its drivers.
For the second time running, Alhaji Ibrahim Awudu of IBRAWUD Company Limited won the ‘Transport CEO of the Year’. He was recognised for his maximum contribution in retaining his green ICT status in 2018 and for recording no accidents.
‘The Overall Best Driver’ went to Henry Ajomah of JK HORGLE Transport & Company Limited, for not recording any safety violation or product loss.
The ‘Best Transport Safety Officer’ went to Francis Dove of JK AHIADOME Transport & Company Limited, in recognition of the relentless efforts toward retention of his company’s green ICT status and for being among the first two highest near-miss reporters.
The Managing Director of Total Ghana, Eric Fanchini, congratulated them and other award winners. He emphasised the company’s commitment to putting in place measures that support them in their business.
Through this equipment, Total Ghana has been able to train over 250 drivers.” The simulator, he explained, offers the option of mimicking various imaginable driving conditions which helps drivers to adequately foresee and react appropriately to protect themselves and other road users.
He encouraged the Transporters to adhere to standard safety procedures in order to always achieve zero accidents and fatality in their line of business.
The Director of Licensing of the National Petroleum Authority, Benjamin Agyare, commended Total Ghana and the Transporters for the good work done. He gave the assurance of his outfit’s active role in ensuring safe operations in the petroleum downstream sector.