Accra-13th April, 2016: Vivo Energy Ghana Limited, the company that distributes and makes Shell-branded products and services in Ghana, in partnership with Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), a fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken, has opened its first drive-through outlet at its refurbished Tema Hospital Road Shell service station.
The KFC outlet, which was officially opened by the Vivo Energy Executive Vice President for supply and Marketing, Mr. David Mureithi, will offer customers ‘finger-licken ‘foods’, while trained shell professionals offer them the best oil servicing at the renovated and world class shell lube bay.
Speaking at the function, Mr. David Mureithi said that the refurbishment of the Tema Hospital Road Shell forms part of Vivo Energy’s growth and modernization plan to provide a superior customer experience at its service stations.
“We will continue to invest in our business to meet world-class standards and ensure that our Shell service stations are accessible, clean, efficient, customer-friendly and designed to meet and exceed expectations, “ said Mr. Mureithi.
On his part, the Managing Director of Vivo Energy Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Faulkner, said that last year, Vivo Energy Ghana invested heavily in the business, opening 30 new shell service stations across the country-more than in any of the other countries in Africa where Vivo Energy operates.
“The reopening of the Tema Hospital Road Shell service station is a demonstration of our commitment to being innovative in enhancing our facilities and adapting our retail offer to reflect the needs of our cherished customers, “he said.
The Business Development Manager of KFC Ghana, Mr. Amit Dev Thapa, said that KFC is delighted to have partnered with Vivo Energy Ghana, allowing it to operate KFC outlets at shell service stations in Ghana.
“This partnership will benefit customers, giving them more convenience, quality and choice. We have a great relationship with Vivo Energy Ghana and are looking forward to increasing our footprint in more shell service stations nationwide,” he said.
In an interview with the press, the Tema Municipal Chief Executive, Honourable Isaac Ashai Odamtten, commended Vivo Energy Ghana for the facelift of its station which has helped to improve the Tema Municipality. He also praised Vivo Energy Ghana for its high operational standards and encouraged other Oil Marketing Companies to emulate its best practices.
Meanwhile, three other shell service stations have been inaugurated at Ofankor barrier, Adjiriganor and Trassaco to bring Shell’s quality products closer to motorists.
Source: Daily Graphic