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Kobil to bankroll Bika
KOBIL Uganda has promised to sponsor the next Bika football tournament. The company was the main sponsors of last yearâ€™s edition that ended on Saturday with Lugave and Mmamba taking the football and netball honours respectively.
By Norman KatendeKOBIL Uganda has promised to sponsor the next Bika football tournament. The company was the main sponsors of last yearâ€™s edition that ended on Saturday with Lugave and Mmamba taking the football and netball honours respectively.Kobil pumped in over sh4m both in cash and in kind. They have promised to inject in the 28th edition slightly more depending on the Bika Football Committeeâ€™s budgetCompany general manager in charge marketing Edwin M. Kunyua made the promise in a press statement Monday.â€œWe are proud to have sponsored the Bika football tournament. The organisers have shown us that they are capable people to deal with. We promise to extend our sponsorship to this yearâ€™s edition which starts in November,â€ said Kunyua.â€œWe are happy to work together with the Kabaka of Buganda and his subjects. We will strengthen our relationship so that each party benefits,â€ he said.He said that this way Kobil strikes a balance between social responsibility and customer satisfaction under the slogan â€œKobil cares for youâ€â€œWe are happy to be part of the building force for a health mind and body of Buganda and Uganda as a whole.â€â€œBeing a community based company, Kobil values giving something back to the community as an appreciation,â€ said Kinyua.Kobil that started their work in 1999 has over 30 retail outlets.