BUA donates N275m clinic and school building to host community

From Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto

BUA Cement has handed over N275 million worth of clinics, schools and mosque projects to the community of Gidan Boka in Wamakko Local Government Area in Sokoto State.

BUA Cement General Manager Alhaji Yusuf Binji handed over the completed projects along with 170 tons to 68 communities in Wamakko LGA.

Binji, who was represented by human resources manager Alhaji Altine Wali, said the efforts were part of the company’s social responsibility.

He said the efforts were part of the company’s relocation of settlements, noting that the company had cleared land in the new community of Gidan Boka and allocated land to affected families.

The company’s head of administration and general services, Mr. Sada Suleiman, said that apart from donations, the company also built roads and provided cemetery, water supply and electricity projects. .

Sada said the company ensures the regular distribution of cement to communities to repair mosques and other infrastructure, as well as to provide medicine and other consumables to citizens of the company’s host communities.

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He added that BUA cement has supported communities in the areas of health, vocational training, the provision of scholarships and educational materials.

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

According to him, the projects should complement the efforts of the Sokoto state government to provide good living conditions for the people.

Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the Chairman of Wamakko LGA, Alhaji Halliru Guiwa, represented by the Vice Chairman, Alhaji Garba Muhammad, thanked the company for its intervention.

Guiwa said locals are lucky to have the company in their area, given its contribution to infrastructure development in the area.

He, however, appealed for more support given the population and the needs of the residents.