Total Uganda Limited has in a bid to expand its wings throughout the country opened its 129th service station in Uganda.
Total Kyaliwajjala service station was on Tuesday afternoon opened up to add to the number of fuel centres for the company at a function held at Kyaliwajala in Kira Municipality, Wakiso district.
Speaking at the function Florentin de Loppinot, the Managing Director at Total Uganda said such are some of their efforts to create employment opportunities for Ugandans as well as provision of a wide range of services and products.
“This is a model in demonstrating Total’s commitment to upgrade the standard of its services and bring them closer to our customers,”Loppinot said.
“Such stations such are not just about providing our solutions but also about supporting communities. This station will directly employ 20 young and another 50 indirectly.”
According to Jean-Christian Bergeron, the chairman Total Uganda, the new service station is part of the their global plan to ensure all their stations meet the highest quality and safety standards while offering a diversified range of products and bringing convenience to their customers.
He noted that they last year bought off Gapco in Uganda,Kenya and Tanzania adding that they are in the process of branding all of the Gapco stations in the three countries to add onto their franchise.
Kiira Municipality Mayor, Julius Mutebi applauded the company for the new development in the areas not only for revenue but also employment opportunities for the locals.
“It has given a facelift to Kira municipality as well as creating employment opportunities to local ,” he said.