Oil Marketing Company, Ghana Oil Limited [GOIL] has unveiled former WBC Super featherweight Champion, Barimah Azumah Nelson as its brand ambassador .
The former boxing champion will be the face of GOIL for the next one year in all its promotional activities and Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes. A plaque of Azumah Nelson as the new ambassador has been unveiled and a new four-wheel drive vehicle has been put at his disposal.
At an unveiling ceremony, the Managing Director of GOIL, Patrick A. K. Akorli, lauded the efforts and role of the legendry retired boxer, describing him as an embodiment of devotion to duty, patriotism and what is good about the Ghanaian. GOIL, he said, was sending a message of excellence and as a proud, devoted Ghanaian entity
He promised that just as Azumah upheld the country’s honour, GOIL will defend the country’s interest in its dealings with customers. He urged Ghanaians to help build a solid indigenous oil company to serve the people.
The Greater Accra Minister, Nii Afotey Agbo lauded the choice of Azumah Nelson, and asked GOIL to join hands with him to celebrate what is good about Ghana. Referring to the petroleum sector, he commended the decision to deregulate the sector, adding it has guaranteed regular supply of fuel and ensured competitive pricing.
The Board Chairman of GOIL, Professor William Asomaning referred to the discipline of the retired boxing champion and entreated Ghanaians to emulate his sterling example.
Barimah Azumah Nelson described GOIL as a shining example of Ghanaian institutions, adding it is a company worthy of support and growth.
He encouraged Ghanaians to patronize the products of GOIL and promised to work hard to promote the brand to make Ghana proud.
The GOIL Brand Ambassador, Azumah Nelson, in a pose with Hon Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, 4th right, GOIL MD, Patrick Akorli, 3rd right and board members of the company.