Ughievwen Youth Leaders Association in Ughelli South local government area, Delta State, has commended the management of LEE Engineering and Construction company, a major contractor to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, for the continued support and assistance to the various host communities to the Utorogun gas plant.
The youth leaders at a meeting yesterday in Warri, also expressed gratitude to the company for adhering to the local content act in its dealings with the host communities.
Chairman of the association, Comrade Kenneth Mukoro, also revealed that the company has trained youths of the communities and given them sustainable empowerments.
He said the firm empowered the youths by subletting jobs to indigenous contractors, adding that other companies and NPDC contractors operating in the area should emulate them.
Mukoro further passed a vote of confidence on the construction firm, assuring that youths of the host communities would continue to provide peaceful and enabling environment for investors.

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