In an exceptional display of kindheartedness and compassion to the less-privileged, the staff Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company yesterday donated food, clothing and other essential supplies to internally displaced people (IDPs) residing in Rafin Guza, a suburb of Kaduna.
The Chief Corporate Services Officer of the company, Mr. Uday Mishra who led the team that presented the items to the IDPs who are largely victims of Boko Haram insurgency, expressed deep sympathy over their plight and assured them that the staff of the company share in their pains and tribulation.
He disclosed that the gesture of the staff of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company is not to compensate them over their loss, but a modest contribution to make them have a less stressful Ramadan fast and to enable them celebrate the up-coming Eid-el Fitr happily like other families.
According to him, â€œthe staff of Kaduna Electric wish all the IDPs a very rewarding Ramadan fast and a happy eid in advance.â€
He also called on the IDPs to be good ambassadors of the company in particular and the society in general by being of good conduct and should always see to it that power supply installations in their neighbourhood are safeguarded for the benefit of all.
â€œAs a responsible corporate citizen, the company shall always identify with and support such public spirited venture from the workers,â€ he asserted.
A community leader who stood in for the ward head of Rafin Guza, Mallam Musa, thanked the management and staff of Kaduna Electric for the kind gesture which he described as timely and very much needed.
He prayed to Almighty God to reward the staff of the electricity company and all those that contributed to the success of the exercise.
Items donated included four bags of rice, four cartons of spaghetti, four cartons of noodles, over 150 pairs of clothing, foot wears and toiletries. .