BUA  as  COVID-19 ambassador  in Kano

BUA  as  COVID-19 ambassador  in Kano


 BUA  as  COVID-19 ambassador  in Kano


Abba Dukawa 


In the late march, Nigerian industrialist, Abdulsamad Rabiu donated N1 billion in cash toward  fighting COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This is part of his cooperate responsibilities in strengthening  national response to COVID-19 in Nigeria. Since the out break of pandemic in the country Abdulsamad Rabiu become Covid 19 ambassador in the country. 

He  urged 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.


In addition to cash  donation, the foundation ordered medical supplies and equipment to the two most populated states of Kano and Lagos with each  receiving 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.


Some time in 2018,  BUA Group  announced plans to construct a N7.5billion Naira ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano through its   Foundation. According to Him, the proposed N7.5 billion, 220-bed specialist hospital, will cover a built up area of 15,000sqm 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.


Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu’s  worried by the declining standard of health and education in Nigeria and his state Kano, in particular. Abdulsamad isiyaka Rabiu proves to be   a humanitarian with a deep passion for education, human capacity development and community service.


Unknown to many Kanawa,  the president of BUA Group  established  BUA Foundation for his philanthropic activities, in response to the need for private sector involvement in enhancement of  health and  education sector through partnership. One of the Foundation’s effort is enhancement of  health and  education sector in Kano.


The Foundation 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 of students to pay their school fees. job seekers to progress their carrier in his various industries across the country.


How BUA  becomes COVID-19  ambassador In Kano. As an indigene of the state, he demonstrated his determination to save millions of Nigerians from the cusp of calamity as the coronavirus pandemic ravages state  halting everything in its tracks. He is among the first responder to the plight of kano state government in fighting the Covid 19 in the state by donating  a 3-storey building  to serve as befitting Covid-19 isolation centre.


Considering the  effect of  outbreak of Covid 19 and the serious danger it poses  to the state, BUA Foundation has made yet another amazing  donations  of N2 billion, five ambulances and 20 Hilux vehicles to Kano State government. The importance need not to be emphasized  as these vehicles will facilitate the movements of health officers in their  contact tracing and evacuation of patients exercises.  Abdulsamad has  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 spread of Coronavirus Disease to the state.


He has also placed an order for an additional equipment and medical supplies including testing kits and medical protective through the BUA Foundation .  Abdulsamad’s   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 proves to be highly committed  in using cooperate 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. with these lofty developments and higher degree of sensitive and generosity of BOA nothing but prayers he deserves from Nigerians.

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