International Breweries donates to flood victims


International Breweries Plc said has made donations of relief materials worth millions of naira to the victims of flood disaster in various affected communities in Onitsha and environs.

It said in a statement that this was  in response to the humanitarian crisis caused by floods in some parts of the country.

The victims of the flood disaster who benefited from the intervention were in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State over the weekend.

The relief items include cartons of vegetable oil, cartons of noodles, branded bags of rice, malt cans, and cartons of spaghetti, the company said in a statement.

Speaking at the presentation of items, the Corporate Affairs Manager, International Breweries Plc, Damian Igwe, said the company commiserates with the people and the Anambra State Government on the loss of human lives and properties.

He said, “This is one of our corporate social responsibility interventions. The intention is to support the displaced persons in Ogbaru LGA through the donation of relief materials, majorly groceries.

“We are moved by the pain of the people and are only demonstrating the compassion that a socially responsible organisation should demonstrate at a time like this.”

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The Plant Manager, of International Breweries Plc, Onitsha, Fidelis Igwe, noted that the Ogbaru community had been a good host to the company, adding that the company saw it as its responsibility to support them during this trying period.

He said, “It is good we reciprocate the good gesture when it is needed. We thought it important to give the community something to keep them going.”

Receiving the items, the Camp Manager, Chinedu Okosa, commended International Breweries Plc for the gesture. According to Okosa, all the flats of the two buildings donated by Hon. Chuchu Onyema, representing Ogbaru Federal Constituency had been fully occupied with about 1,046 displaced persons from 647 households.

Okosa appealed to the state and Ogbaru Local Governments to do more for the displaced people as their suffering had increased by the day without adequate facilities in the camp.

Miss Chioma Okeke, one of the displaced said she was looking forward to going back home to resume school.

“I have lost a lot academically because I am supposed to be in school with others learning. My community is blocked off from the rest of the world,” she said.


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