BUA Group through its philanthropic arm, BUA Foundation has donated 6 ambulances, food supplies and 100million Naira each to Rivers and Kwara State governments as support to help fight COVID-19 in the states.
Speaking while presenting the ambulances to Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State governor in Port Harcourt and his Kwara State counterpart, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in Ilorin, representatives of BUA Foundation said the donations are intended to assist both governments in fighting the pandemic to a standstill as number of cases continue to rise in Nigeria.
On his part, Governor Wike praised the sustained support from BUA Foundation to the Rivers State government. He also revealed that BUA has made a donation of 100million as well as 4,000 cartons of pasta for which the State remained grateful
Also, Governor AbdulRahman thanked Abdul Samad Rabiu, the Executive Chairman of BUA Group for the ambulances and the 100million Naira donations to Kwara state which will further strengthen the state’s fight against the pandemic. He also added that the donations will be used judiciously.
Since the start of the Pandemic, BUA has committed about 20million dollars to various efforts to tackle the virus within Nigeria.