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BUA Hands Over Clinic, School, Other projects Worth N275m To  Sokoto Community


BUA Hands Over Clinic, School, Other projects Worth N275m To  Sokoto Community

By Onuminya Ochowechi In Sokoto

As part of its contributions to the development of its  host Communities  and to complement the efforts of the governments in the provision of basic infrastructures  BUA Cement Company 

on Wednesday handed over clinic, school, l mosque and water projects worth two hundred and seventy  five  million naira (N275,000000 ) to Gidan Boka community in Wamakko local government area of Sokoto State.

The Managing Director of BUA Cement, Alhaji Yusuf Binji, handed over the completed projects along with 170 tonnes of cement  to 68 communities in Wamakko local government area of the state.

Binji represented by Director Human Resources Alhaji Altine Wali, said the efforts was part of the company’s corporate social responsibility to ameliorate the plights and provision of basic amenities to its host Communities.

He further  added that the company also has relocated and resettled some Communities due to the expansion of the company which affected some Communities such as Gidan Boka noting that the company cleared lands in the new Gidan Boka community, and constructed buildings for the affected families . 

On his part the company’s Head, Administration and Corporate Services, Mr Sada Suleiman, said the company over the time  had constructed roads, provided cemetary, portable  water and electricity to its host Communities.

Sada maintained that the company had  ensured routine distribution of cement for communities to rehabilitate mosques and others infrastructures as well as provides drugs and other consumables to the citizen within the company’s host communities.

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He added that BUA cement had been supporting communities in the areas of healthcare, skills  aquisition training, provision of scholarship and educational materials.

He commended the state and local governments, as well as the host communities, for the cordial relationship with the company, which facilitated its intervention in various communities.

According to him, the projects are to complement the efforts of Sokoto State Government in uplifting the  living standard of the people.

Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the Chairman of Wamakko local government area Alhaji Halliru Guiwa, represented by the Vice Chairman, Alhaji Garba Muhammad, thanked the company for the gesture .

Guiwa said that the residents were lucky to have the company in their domain, in view of its  contribution to infrastructure development of the area.

He however appealed for more supports in view of the population and the need of the residents.

” As Oliver Twist we can’t stop ask for more ,as the the population are increasing the people.need more social amenities to complement the growing population and you know government alone cannot do everything he added..

The highlight of the event is the collection of allocated cements by the  representative of respective communities.

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