Vivo Energy Ghana, authorised distributor and marketer of Shell branded fuel and lubricants, has inaugurated the expanded Kotoka International airport’s (KIA) shell service station in Accra.
The newly inaugurated service station, which is currently the largest Shell service station in Ghana and the sub-region, has 18 filling points as well as other non-fuel services including ultra-modern Shell select shop, lube bay, tyre centre, ATM farm and a host of other services for customer convenience.
The new service station which has been designed to provide accessibility and convenience for persons with disabilities also has a quick service restaurant, a pharmacy, gift shop, as well as travel and tour services.
Speaking at the inauguration of the service station, Vivo Energy Group CEO, Mr. Christian Chammas explained that with the changing face of Accra Airport city, there was the need to meet the demands and changing trends of customers, hence the upgrade and expansion of the station.
“Accra Airport city is growing fast and as a company committed to the changing needs of its customers, Vivo Energy has upgraded and expanded the Airport Shell service station to meet new trends and the growing demands of this dynamic community. This also forms part of our growth plan of modernisation and we will continue to invest in our business to meet world class standards and ensure that our service stations are accessible, clean, efficient customer friendly and designed to meet expectations”, Mr. Chammas said.
On his part, Managing Director of Vivo Energy Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Faulkner said the company was committed to growing and improving its business and creating opportunities for employment, customers, partners and local communities hence the opening of 24 new service stations last year and 23 more this year.
He stressed that the move by Vivo Energy Ghana was a demonstration of the company’s commitment to be innovative in enhancing its facilities and adapting its retail offer to reflect the needs of customers.
In his speech, the Deputy Minister of Petroleum, honourable Benjamin Dagadu commended Vivo Energy Ghana for the expansion project as well as the company’s continuous running of services for nearly seven years without any major incidents at its stations or transportation of its products.
As part of the inauguration, five customers were giving free fuel worth GHS 100 each. The event was attended by members of the diplomatic corps including foreign ambassadors, the Deputy Minister for Petroleum, traditional dignitaries, industry players and the media.
Vivo Energy Ghana operates 163 service stations nationwide which has retail stores, accepts Shell cards and provides high quality fuels, lubricants and other convenience retail products including lube bay and Quick Service Restaurants.