Socfin outspoken Board member cum kingpin shareholder, Gerben Haringsma has in his end of year message marking his Christmas home visit called on MALOA, HOPANDA and all indigenes of Malen Chiefdom to come back to basics, smoke the peace pipe ànd embark on meaningful infrastructural developments, food security, poverty reduction and environmental protection as already started. Easmon Moiguah Reports In Sahn.
Speaking in a Nationwide broadcast, Gerben Haringsma as usual reassures journalists, CSOs and relevant stakeholders of Socfin's fullest commitment to CSR, revamping the economy thereby providing job opportunities and meaningful infrastructural developments for an all out win-win situation.
Responding to questions relating to the global killer COVID-19, Gerben Haringsma praised President Bio and government for their positive handling of the epidemic outbreak well ahead of most advanced nations and further underscored the importance of putting the economy on better footing.
On the matter regarding the increase in percentage of the lease rents to land owning families, the Socfin major shareholder replied in the positive saying that the additional payments made to Zone A will cut across all Socfin zonal divisions.
On the all important message to workers, he commended management and the entire workforce and reaffirmed the company's commitment to raising standards.
He disclosed that the extension work on the mill totaling over thirty five million US dollars and from thirty to sixty tons per hour is partially complete and all being well the multi million dollars plant will be handed over on December 15th 2020.
Earlier, Gerben Haringsma debunked allegations marking the auditing tour of RSPO, noting that they are renowned for standard auditing and monitoring mechanism the world over.
Similarly, Socfin Sierra Leone general manager, Philip Tonks, proudly highlighteds the company's role as player in the sustainable development of the country and Malen Chiefdom in particular.