Kaduna State Government has received food items from PAN Nigeria Limited, one of the foremost auto manufacturing and assembly plants in Nigeria.
The items, comprising 60 bags of rice, 60 bags of beans and 100 cartons of noodles, were presented in Kaduna by PAN Nigeria Limited, to ease the hardships brought by the Coronavirus pandemic.
The gift items were received at Gen. Hassan Katsina House by the Permanent Secretary, General Services, Mr. Muhammad Bashir, who represented the Secretary to the State Government, Malam Balarabe Abbas Lawal.
While receiving the items on behalf of Kaduna State Government, Bashir said “PAN Nigeria Limited has done well by this benevolence and kind gesture. PAN Nigeria has been a leading corporate stakeholder in Kaduna State for several decades now, and we truly appreciate this donation which is a mark of its strong association with the state.”
In his remarks, Managing Director, PAN Nigeria, Mr. Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, said that, “We acknowledge the great efforts of the state government in providing appropriate medicare and relief to its people during this global health challenge, and we commend the administration of Malam Nasir El-Rufai for this.”
Mohammed who was represented by the company’s Head of Human Resources, Mr. Nazif Rufai, said: “Kaduna has been a wonderful home for PAN Nigeria Limited from the inception of the company in 1972 till date, and we shall strive to remain a responsible corporate citizen towards the government and good people of the state.”