The management team of BrandEscort has announced BUA Group as its #9jaSuperBrandOfTheMonth for September.
BUA Group was nominated for donating an additional sum of N350million to CACOVID (the Central Bank of Nigeria-led private-sector coalition on Covid-19) in September, bringing to N1.35billion its total donation to CACOVID, in a bid to sustain the fight against Coronavirus in the country.
So far, BUA has committed over N7 billion in cash, donations, infrastructure, foodstuff and medical supplies to the fight against the virus, not minding the challenges faced by businesses globally, as a result of the pandemic.
The company in September also announced the donation of N100million to the Kebbi State Government to support victims of the recent flooding in the state.
Speaking on the donations, the Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said BUA remains committed to its sustainable development obligations as a responsible corporate citizen and will keep supporting various social and humanitarian interventions wherever it can.
Rabiu also specifically commended the efforts of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele in coordinating the CACOVID intervention efforts in a transparent and accountable manner.
“I must also commend the efforts of Governor Godwin Emefiele who has brought 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”, Rabiu added.
#9jaSuperBrandOfTheMonth is a monthly award initiated by BrandEscort, aimed at inspiring innovation and creativity in brands to enhance the lives of the Nigerian consumers.
9mobile was nominated for nominated for the award in August for launching a campaign that promised to reward 90 lucky customers with N1 million daily.