Forte Oil PLC (formerly AP PLC) Nigeria’s foremost indigenous integrated energy solutions provider has been awarded one of the Nigeria’s Top 100 companies by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
This is coming after the company’s emergence as the overall winner of the Pearl Awards set aside for companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange at award ceremony in Lagos.
The Top 100 Businesses Initiative, according to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Olusegun Aganga, is set up to celebrate major investors and companies that are contributing to the development of the economy, whist creating a platform for public-private sector interactions on Nigerian economic policies.
Forte Oil also clinched two other awards; the ‘market excellence in share price appreciation’ and ‘sectoral leader in the Oil & Gas sector’ to emerge the star attraction of the glamorous event. Commenting, the Group Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Mr Akin Akinfemiwa describes the awards as the firm testament to commitment to excellence in performance and an unflinching quest for value creation of our shareholders.
He said, “We remain dedicated to sustaining the trust of the general public and our stakeholders as we continue firmly in our drive to build a long-term successful company; making Forte Oil PLC the investment of choice through positive actions that boost investor confidence at all times”.