December 5, 2022

….Earmarks N300M For Social Amenities In 2022

Gbolahan Salman Sokoto

Management of BUA Cement Factory, Sokoto, has set donated a brand new 500KVA transformer as well as motorized borholes to two Sokoto communities.

The company also set aside sum of three hundred million naira for the provision of social amenities delivery in the state in the year 20

Speaking while commissioning the motorized boreholes at Gagi area of Sokoto South local government, the Managing Director of the company, Engineer Yusuf Binji, said the two projects cost the company sum of N28m.

Represented by Engineer Tukur Lawal, the Director, Health Community Safety and Environment Affairs, said the company has set aside sum of 300 million naira to provide social amenities to the host communities in the state this year.

He said the company believes in complementing efforts of government in the provision of basic amenities to it’s host communities.

“We believe in giving back to the communities, appreciating the unconditional support and understanding we receive from our host communities and state.

“It is in this regards that the company sponsored the construction of this mechanized borhole with 10,000 litres tank capacity, in order to provide portable drinking water to the expanding Gagi community.

“In the same vein, the company also sponsored the installation of a 500KVA transformer to Gidan Baduwa community in order to enhance electricity supply in the area and boost socio-economic activities within and around the community.

“In addition to this projects, in the current year, the company provided similar projects at Gidan Gamba(boreholes), Hunde Cibuwa, Ruga Wuro, Specialist Hospital among many others”

He further disclosed that 118 students from Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States will also receive their scholarship grants this month to enable them continue with their studies.

Binji also said, “as part of educational sector contribution, BUA cement is also donating school tables and exercise books to about 20 schools within Sokoto metropolis and Wamakko local government.

“We are also renovating classroom blocks and conveniences at Abdulrasheed Adisa Raji School for physically challenged” he added.

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