The shareholders of Total Nigeria Limited on Thursday unanimously voted in support of a formal change of name of the company to TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc.
TheNewsGuru.com, TNG reports that the formal name and logo change took place via voting during the Extra Ordinary General Meeting of the company held on Thursday (yesterday) in Lagos. The event which complied with the federal government’s COVID-19 guidelines held both physically and virtually.
Speaking on the name and logo change, the Managing Director of Total Nigeria Plc (Now TotalEnergies Plc.), Mr Imrane Barry said the company is committed to be at the forefront of the energy landscape in Nigeria.
He gave insight into the implication of the name change and the strategic line of the company’s investment from oil through natural gas, electricity, hydrogen, biomass, wind, and solar.
He said the new name and logo documents the company’s historic journey from inception to the point it is now.
He explained that with the development and upon the shareholders’ approval, all the company’s communication and signages would now reflect the new logo and names as applicable.
The company secretary, Mrs. Olubunmi Popoola-Mordi read the notice of the meeting and confirmed that quorum was formed for the meeting.
Meanwhile, the elated shareholders who voted overwhelmingly for the name and logo change lauded the Managing Director and his team for their dedication and commitment in moving the company forward.
“We want to specially thank Mr Imrane Barry for his untiring efforts from day one of assuming leadership of Total Nigeria Limited now TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc. Yes it’s not been a smooth journey but we can look back now and say it was worth it. However, with the change of name and logo we believe Total will be opened to more business opportunities and also hope that we as shareholders will get better return on our investments with Total,” one of the shareholders said.
The meeting which was moderated by the acting chairman of board of directors of the company, Engr Rufai Sirajo had in attendance the management team and a non executive director, Ms. Tejiro Ibru; representatives of regulatory agencies including Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) where also present.