The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) has donated drugs worth N6 million to six healthcare facilities within its host community.
The facilities are Sabon Gari Dole Clinic, Kalanbaina Clinic, Wajeje Dispensary, Barkin Kusu PHC, Arkilla PHC and Mobile Barracks Clinic in Wamakko Local Government Area of the state.
Speaking while presenting the drugs, Yusuf Binji, CCNN managing director, said the gesture was part of the social responsibility of the company to the host communities.
The company takes the interest of the host people at heart through the provision of some social amenities, not only in the local government but also the state entirely.
“The drugs we are presenting today are for six different health centres in the community. The communities include Sabon Gerri Dole clinic, Kalanbaina clinic, Wajeje Dispensary, Barkin Kusu Primary health care centre, Arkilla primary health care centre and Mobile Barracks clinic, all in Wamakko local government,” Binji said.
“This is just part of what we have been doing regularly for our people here. It will interest you to know that not less than fifty students benefits from our Scholarships scheme in different parts of higher institutions. We also contributed through the provision of portable water to some community as well as construction of inner roads network within the local government,” he explained.
Speaking earlier, the vice chairman of the council, Zubairu Muhammad Dundaye, thanked the management for the gesture, and advised the beneficiaries to make use of the drugs judiciously and not to divert them for their personal use.
In his remarks, the district head of Wajeje village, Muhammadu Melato Gunbi, who spoke on behalf other district heads, also expressed appreciation to the management of the company for the laudable programme done for the host communities.
He assured the company of the continuous support of the host communities in the area to attract more development to the environmental. He however called on the management of the company to increase the quota of the job employment allocated to the host communities.