By Amin Kef (Ranger)
The National Petroleum (NP) Sierra Leone Limited has been lauded for making positive and invaluable contributions related to overall national development as it continues to make meaningful inputs to the economy.
As an efficient petroleum marketing entity, NP-SL Ltd is proud of having various filling stations in various parts of the country and for the mere fact that the company is vibrantly functioning in Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast and The Gambia.
This 100% indigenously-owned company has so far offered various employment opportunities to residents in the afore-mentioned countries, keeping in line with the Local Content policy thereby reducing poverty to a considerable level.
Further noteworthy of the company is that it is one of the largest taxpayers to the National Revenue Authority (NRA), one of the institutions that financially empower the Government, through payment of taxes, to roll out various development projects.
Without mincing the truth, NP-SL Ltd has a capable and competent managerial team at the helm of affairs, which from time to time comes up with good initiatives, always ensuring that those initiatives are effusively, effectively implemented to create value for money.
Since it was established by 35 Sierra Leoneans, who bought shares from the Government years back, the company has grown from leaps and bounds; weathering storms that would have run it down. But the resolve of its shareholders and Management to succeed has been the centrepiece that has propelled NP-SL Ltd to a higher level, equal to none in the sub-region. The synergy that runs through its members of staff has also contributed to the company’s growth.
If you ask those who really know NP-SL Ltd, the feedbacks you will receive will definitely border on its commitment to enhance customer care, which the company strongly believes must be prioritized in order to give its numerous customers everywhere absolute satisfaction.
The selflessness and commitment of the shareholders also made it possible for the company to empower many Sierra Leoneans and at the same time put it at a vantage position to continue to open more filling stations across the country.
NP-SL Ltd has cordially maintained a good business relationship with its numerous customers right across the sub-region where it conducts business transactions and most have confessed that they are realizing optimum satisfaction in dealing with the company. The business entity deals with individuals and various sectors of society, always ensuring that its various petroleum products are available and are sold at affordable prices. This keen symbiotic relationship with its customers has been paying huge dividends, always resulting in a win-win situation, making NP very endearing to all and sundry.
The company is also known for offering its customers affordable NP Gas cookers of various sizes, which are safe and very friendly to use. NP Gas cookers could be purchased at all their filling stations across the country and the very gas by the company is also sold to replenish those that have been used.
The company’s result-oriented managerial team will definitely and sustainably continue to put NP at the top.
NP-SL Ltd is doing exceptionally well in all the countries it is functioning and indeed there are prospects for further expansion.
It can therefore be justifiably asserted that the National Petroleum Sierra Leone Limited is the country’s reliable fuel provider as it always ensures that its stockpile is always at an appreciable level.