NBC donates sanitisers, sanitary items to BUK FM
By Nasiru Muhammad
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) yesterday donated hand sanitizers and other sanitary items to Bayero University, Kano (BUK) Radio FM aimed at taking precautionary measures against the spread of coronavirus which has ravaged the entire world.
The Zonal Director of NBC, Alhaji Abubakar Umar, who presented the items to the Vice Chancellor, said it was part of the commision’s goodwill gestures to help staff and visitors to sanitize their hands against its spread.
He said the broadcast outfit was among the campus radio stations in the nation producing programmes that are educating people to take proactive measures against the spread of the virus.
He said the donation would significantly help the staff and visitors coming to the station to protect themselves.
On his part, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello, who received the items, said the institution was highly appreciative of the gesture aimed at containing the spread of the disease.
Prof. Bello added that the station was playing a key role in enlightening the general public in taking the much needed precautionary measures against the disease.
According to him, the university’s Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry is currently working to produce thousands of hand sanitizers which would be donated to members of the institution’s community and the state government for distribution to the general public.
In his remark, the Director of the FM, Dr. Sulaiman Yar’adua had expressed happiness over the donation, saying that the items would be utilised judiciously.
The Vice Chancellor received the donation of the items a long with the Registrar, Fatima Binta Mohammed and Bursar, Dr. Sulaiman Bello.