Honeywell Flour Mills Plc has donated relief materials to internally displaced persons in Benue State.
The Managing Director, Mr. Lanre Jaiyeola said “the gesture was informed by the need to reduce the hardship being faced by the victims, by associating with them in their time of needs in line with the company’s corporate social responsibility philosophy”.
Jaiyeola, represented by the company’s North Central Zonal Sales Manager, Mr. Fredrick Nwanti, while handing over a sympathy letter to the Benue State Government with the relief materials, expressed deep sympathy to the displaced people and prayed God Almighty to empower the government and victims to recover from the devastating losses. He stressed that Honeywell will continue to extend its corporate social responsibility to communities that are in need while also pledging to support the state in its other areas of needs.
Some of the products of the company donated for onward transmission to the IDPs include 200 bags of 1kg Honeywell Wheat Meal, 150 Cartons of 500kg Honeywell Macaroni and 150 cartons of Honeywell Noodles of 120g.
Receiving the Honeywell Flour Mills Team on behalf of the Benue State Governor, state focal person on social investment, Engr. Terhile Utaan expressed appreciation to Honeywell for the gesture, saying it means Honeywell really cares for the victims.
He also expressed the appreciation of the state government for the overwhelming love by the federal government, corporate bodies, donor agencies and philanthropists since the flood disaster occurred, assuring that all relief materials donated would be handled transparently and channeled to actual victims.