BUA Cement Constructs, hands over Clinic, School to Host Community in Sokoto
Ismail Umar, Sokoto
BUA Cement Company has constructed and handed over Clinic, School and Mosque projects worth N275 million to Gidan Boka community in Wamakko local government area of Sokoto State.
Handing over the projects, the Managing Director of BUA Cement, Yusuf Binji, said the projects along with 170 tonnes to 68 communities will go a long way in boosting healthcare and education in Wamakko local government area.
Mr Binji who was represented by Director Human Resources, Altine Wali, said the efforts was part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.
According to him, the efforts was among relocation of settlements by the company, noting that the company cleared lands in new Gidan Boka community, allocated lands to affected families.
The company’s Head, Administration and Corporate Services, Mr Sada Suleiman, said the company constructed roads, provided cemetery, water supply and electricity projects.
Mr Sada said the company ensured routine distribution of cement for communities to repairs mosque and others infrastructures as well as supply drugs and other consumables to citizen within the company’s host communities.
He added that BUA cement had been supporting communities in the areas of healthcare, skill 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 places.
According to him, the projects are to complement the efforts of Sokoto State Government in providing good living condition to 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 the intervention.
He said that the residents were lucky to have the company in their domain, in view of its contribution to infrastructure development in the area.
The Chairman however appealed for more supports in view of the population and the need of the residents.