CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

 

Over the years, the company has put in place a pro-active corporate policy on social responsibility to its host communities that has endeared it to its host. In line with this policy, a number of community based programmes and projects were executed with a view to carter for and improve the quality of life of the communities. Some of these projects include:

 

  1. Take over of the running of a primary school from the Sokoto State Government which has been transformed into one of the best Primary and Secondary schools in the state. The Wurno Road model primary School is now Sokoto Cement Primary & Secondary Schools.
  2. Co- financed the reconstruction of Kalambaina road together with Sokoto State Government.
  3. Electrification of Gidan Bailu village in 2002.
  4. Electrification of Gidan Gamba village 2004.
  5. Electrification of Gantsare village in 2004.
  6. Electrification of Gidan Baduwa, Gidan Kuka, Dagelawa and Gidan Maituta in 2005.
  7. Establishment of a Clinic at Mobile police Barracks Sokoto, 2005.
  8. Construction of 7km feeder road linking Girabshe village with Gidan Igwai in Sokoto South Local Government, 2005.
  9. Pipes for water supply at Bakin Kusu village, 2005.
  10. Electrification of Sabon Gida and Dan’atu villages in 2006.
  11. Annual distribution of cement to all communities for the repairs and renovation of facilities.
  12. Donation of 3600 metres of electric cable to Fandirma village in 2007.
  13. Drilling of a hand pump borehole at Asare in 2008.
  14. Drilling of a mechanized borehole with overhead tank and reticulation to four villages – Gantsare, Gidan Maituta, Dagelawa and Gidan Kuka, 2009.
  15. Drilling of a mechanized borehole with over head tank and reticulation to three villages: Gidan Baduwa, Gidan Boka and Gidan Malam, 2009.
  16. Drilling of mechanized borehole with over head tank and reticulation to Fandirma, Lugge, Sabon Gida and Dan-Atu and Gidan Mubaga villages, 2010.
  17. Sponsored 40 youth to learn various trades and skills in Sokoto State skills acquisition programme, 2010.
  18. Sponsored 20 youth in 2011 from the host communities to learn trade and skills at the Sokoto Works School, and obtained the nationally   recognized Trade Test Certificate (TT1).
  19. Sponsoring of 20 youths for Skill Acquisition at Sokoto Works School, 2012.
  20. Renovation of block of classrooms at Abdulrashhed Adisa Raji Special School, 2012.
  21. Construction of 10 Nos. pit latrines at Abdulrasheed Adisa Raji Special School, 2012.
  22. Construction of Mechanised borehole, tank and reticulation in Kalambaina, 2014.
  23. Construction of Primary School at the new resettlement village, Kalambaina, 2014.
  24. Construction of Islamiyya School at the new resettlement village, Kalambaina, 2014.
  25. Construction of Community Clinic at the new resettlement village, Kalambaina, 2014.
  26. Construction of Mosquel at the new resettlement village, Kalambaina, 2014.
  27. Construction of Mechanised borehole, tank and reticulation at the new resettlement village, Kalambaina, 2014.
  28. Electrification and Installation of Transformer at the new resettlement village Kalambaina, 2014
  29. Construction of access roads at the new resettlement village Kalambaina, 2014.
  30. Rehabilitation of Sokoto Cement Schools, 2015.
  31. Donation of Drugs and Hospital Equipment to 4 Hospitals, 2015.
  32. Rehabilitation of Community borehole at Fandirma, 2015.
  33. Grants to Sokoto Cement Schools, 2015.
  34. Cement donations to communities, 2015.
  35. Replacement of Transformer at Gidan Bailu, 2015.

CCNN has donated drugs and hospital equipment to five clinics and Health centers across Wamakko Local Government, under its 2016 CSR program. It has also donated school uniforms to 300 pupils of Sabon Garin Alu Primary School.

 

CCNN has also given financial support to the Noma Children Hospital and the Leprosy Mission in Sokoto and Zamfara to compliment and encourage the humanitarian work in the two hospitals.

All these are in addition to other donations, assistance and sponsorship of events such as the annual Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival and support for programmes which have direct impact on the communities.

 

To consolidate on these policy achievements, the company has established a Community Relations Committee with members drawn from the state, local and community leaders, to serve as an effective mechanism between the company and the communities and to advice the management on all matters relating to the community relations.