BRIEF HISTORY OF EBONYI STATE FERTILIZER AND CHEMICAL COMPANY LTD
Ebonyi State fertilizer and Chemical Company Limited, in an agro allied business venture established by the Ebonyi State government in the year and month may 15th 2004. the primary aim of this establishment into boost agricultural practices in the state and also to reduce stress on farmers, on how to get the quality and quantity of the required product, the company also embarks on the production and distributed of NPK fertilizers which is inorganic fertilizer.
The nature of agricultural in Ebonyi State moved the state government on the idea to establish a fertilizer blending plant at Onu-Ebonyi as an agro- input to increase the soil fertility which will improve crop yield. The company is based in the production of NKP fertilizers.
ORIENTATION OF FERTILIZER
I was received by the sole administrator into the company on 25th June 2012. he went further to introduce me to the industrial base supervisor that assigned me into production department. The following day being 26th I was introduced to the HOD, Administration and HOD Finance/Account and also to their different staffs in the offices; on 27th I was also introduced to the Engineering department both mechanical, chemical and electrical and also I was introduced that day to the production/operation department. On 28th the general orientation continued on visit to the production shop, floor, plant, house, transformer station.
On 29th June, 2012 the manager organized an induction tagged safety and rules governing the company. The sole administrator elucidated the rules and regulation of the company such as;
- Full participation to duty
- Regularity and punctuality to duty
- Wearing of all the safety materials in the factory etc
The industry based supervisor also advised us not to allow the combustion triangle to be complete when in the factory especially at the 350KVA generator set room. This means that wherever there is a combustible substance and fire should be absent and oxygen. Whenever there is oxygen and fire, there should be no combustible substance. He also advised not to touch any fertilizer material with bare hands. After the orientation I assumed work with the production department.