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Published On: Thu, Jun 12th, 2014

Sokoto Cement disburses essential drugs worth N3m to host communities

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From Raji Bello, Sokoto

The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) on Tuesday presented some essential drugs worth N2.5 million to Wajake community clinic at Wamakko Local government area of Sokoto state.

The company also disbursed some clinical items estimated N500,000 to the Mobile Police Barrack’s in Sokoto. The items disbursed to the two beneficiaries include a refrigerator,

clinical items as well as medicare drugs, among others. Speaking at the event, the Commanding Officer of the 7 Police Mobile Force Squadron, CSP Yusuf Danlami, commended the organisation for the gesture.

He empathised that police could only carry out their statutory responsibility of securing lives and property when they and their family members are healthy.

Also speaking at Wajake village, the Chairman, Wamakko Local Government Council, Alhaji Ahmed Kalambaina expressed happiness over the cordial synergy existing between the host communities and the cement company.

He added that the gestures was part of fulfilment of a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Council, TSHIP and the cement company for periodical procurement of essential drugs to health facilities in the  council.

In his remarks, the Company’s Managing Director, Mr. Alf Karlsen noted that the gestures was part of the company’s social responsibilities to the host communities.


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