Rivers, Kwara, Receive 6 Ambulances, Food Supplies And 100 Million Naira Each From Bua For Covid 19 Intervention

By Sunday Ogieva

The Rivers and Kwara State governments have commended BUA Group through its philanthropic arm, BUA Foundation for its support to both states in assisting in their fight against COVID-19. This came as BUA donated 6 ambulances, food supplies and 100million Naira each to both states.

L-R: Khalifa Rabiu, Executive Director, BUA Foundation and Nyesome Wike, Governor of Rivers state at the presentation of 3 ambulances to the Rivers Government to help fight the Coronavirus Pandemic in the state.

Speaking while presenting the ambulances to Nyesome 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.

L-R: Khalifa Rabiu, Executive Director, BUA Foundation addressing Nyesome Wike, Governor Rivers State during the presentation of 3 ambulances to the state Government to help fight the Coronavirus Pandemic. 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

L-R: AbdulRahman AdbulRazaq, Governor Kwara State receiving documents of the 3 ambulances donated by BUA Foundation from Olayiwola AbdulRasheed, General Manager, Lafiagi Sugar Company, (LASUCO) to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

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.