How BUA become COVID-19 War Chest Ambassador In Kano
By Abba Dukawa
Since the outbreak of this Covid-19 pandemic in the country, Abdulsamad Rabiu become Covid-19 respond ambassador in the country, urging other well-meaning Nigerians – individuals and corporates alike, to join hands in supporting the efforts to put the virus in check in Nigeria, financially and otherwise. “Our country needs us now more than ever. This is the time to come together and support.
This Nigerian industrialist in the late march donated N1 billion in cash toward fighting COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This is as part of his corporate responsibilities in strengthening national response to COVID-19 in Nigeria.
“In addition to this huge donations, BUA foundation ordered medical supplies and equipment to the two most populated states in Kano and Lagos states and each will receive about 100,000 protective facemasks, 1000 high grade medical protection and isolation gear, 2000 protective goggles, 1000 gloves and 1000 testing kits amongst other things,” Rabiu added.
This man to support his home state before the out breaking of covid 19 he proposed to construct N7.5 billion, 220-bed specialist hospital in kano state and will have the most modern imaging and diagnostic equipment that will go a long way in alleviating the suffering of Nigerians who need medical attention and reduce our dependence on foreign medical tourism.
This is the first of its kind by any individual in Kano state to build an ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano through BUA Foundation.
Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu worried by the declining standard of health and education in Nigeria and his state Kano, in particular, Abdulsamad isiyaka Rabiu proved to be a humanitarian with a deep passion for education, human capacity development and community service.
Through his Foundation, he has been leveraged to advance the construction of a 7,000-square-meter paediatric ward at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and the construction of the Centre for Islamic Studies at Bayero University Kano, supporting the vulnerable in the society and amongst several others.
BUA had supported countless students to pay their school fees. job seekers to progress their career in his various industries across the country.
Unknown to many Kanawa, the President of BUA Group silently executed his philanthropic activities, in response to the need for private sector involvement in the enhancement of the health and education sector through partnership. One of the Foundation efforts in the enhancement health and education sector in Kano.
As the state battling to stem the spread of Covid-19 being an indigene of the state, he has demonstrated his determination to save millions of kanawa from the calamity as the coronavirus pandemic ravages the state and the nation at large halting everything in its tracks.
He is among the first responders to the plight of the Kano state government in fighting the pandemic in the state by donating a 3-storey building to serve as a befitting Covid-19 isolation centre.
Apart from this 3-storey building, BUA Foundation made another amazing donation of N2 billion, five ambulances and 20 Hilux vehicles to Kano State government.
“The importance of these vehicles was to facilitate our work for contact tracing and evacuation of patients, and other follow ups really Abdulsamad helped Kano overcome this trying times occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic.
Amazingly, BUA Group also donated food items to residents of Kano State in the bid to cushion the effect of the lockdown occasioned by the Coronavirus Disease.
Abdulsamad demonstrated his determination to save millions of kanawa from the cusp of calamity as the coronavirus pandemic ravages Nigeria halting everything in its tracks.
Abdulsamad Rabiu proved to be highly committed in using corporate responsibilities to bring scour to vulnerable peoples. He represents hard work, integrity and discipline.
He is not boastful or proud. He is a selfless, prudent and God-fearing man. He is also a team player, building consensus with ease and great manager of resources with unquenchable passion.
Proving his commitments as How BUA became COVID-19 War Chest Ambassador In Kano toward fighting the spread of COVID-19 that has posed a serious challenge to the state and the nation at large. Kanawa muna Godiya and may Allah reward abundantly.