Dangote Cement Plc, Obajana Plant, has donated 10 tricycles (Keke) to its host communities.
The vehicles were handed over to the host communities at an event last weekend attended by four traditional rulers.
According to a statement, the beneficiary factory and mining communities are: Obajana, Akpata, Iwaa and Oyo.
The Bajana of Obajana, Oba Idowu Isenibi, described the donation as timely, saying it would support business and transportation in the communities.
The Oba of Iwaa community, Francis Migbole, expressed the appreciation of his community and commending the President of Dangote Group Aliko Dangote.
Representative of the plant’s Director and General Manager, Human Resources and Admin, Haruna Adinoyi, said the donation was part of the effort to create a harmonious relationship between the company and the host communities.
He said the company is appreciative of the support from its host communities.
Delivering the closing remarks, Deputy General Manager Ademola Adeyemi said the tricycles would aid movement by members of the communities, adding that it was part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
The company has also funded cooperative societies in the communities just as it recently completed the multi-billion naira Obajana-Kabba concrete road, adjudged to be the country’s longest concrete road.