The management of BUA Group, on Monday, said it has donated an additional N350m to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) led Private Sector Coalition on Covid-19, (CACOVID), bringing to N1.35bn, the group’s total donation to CACOVID so far.
The statement by the company also announced the donation of N100m to support victims of the recent flooding in Kebbi State.
Speaking on the donations, Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, restated BUA’s commitment to its sustainable development obligations as a responsible corporate citizen and will keep supporting various social and humanitarian interventions wherever it can.
Rabiu commended the efforts of the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele for coordinating the CACOVID intervention efforts in a transparent and accountable manner, bringing “his astute leadership to bear in the running of CACOVID with Aliko Dangote and other members of the CACOVID steering committee – of which BUA is a pioneer member.
“We intend to keep monitoring the situation in collaboration with other relevant stakeholders and are ready to contribute even more, where necessary,” he added.
On the donation of N100m to Kebbi State, Rabiu commiserated with the government, communities, and individuals affected by the floods, even as he enjoined all stakeholders to support the recovery efforts.