AB InBev Nigeria, through its Onitsha-based Intafact Beverages Limited, has donated patrol vehicles to the Nigerian Police, Anambra State and Delta State Command and the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).

The donations which included six Hilux patrol trucks was done at a handover ceremony at the company’s facility in Onitsha. Andries du Plessis, Managing Director, AB InBev Nigeria and Ghana stated that the donations was part of AB InBev’s social responsibilities in creating a better world.

Director of Corporate and Legal Affairs, AB InBev Nigeria, Otumba Michael Daramola, also added that the gesture was company’s way of showing appreciation for the good work the security agencies are doing as well as the cordial relationship they have enjoyed with them over the years.

He further stressed that the vehicle donations was Intafact’s contribution towards ensuring security in the country, as well as in keeping with its policy of carrying out social responsibility in its operation.

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The security vehicles donated by AB InBev

The donation brings to 12 the number of vehicles the brewer has given out to security agencies in four years. This is in line with other projects like provision of water and electricity to neighbouring communities and assisting over 50 youths with funds to start their own businesses, as pointed out by Daramola.

Inspector General of Police, the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar, who received the vehicles on behalf of both security agencies, commended the company for the gesture, promising good use of the vehicles as well as proper maintenance.

Intafact Beverages Limited is one of three breweries AB InBev inherited following their massive 2016 merger with SABMiller. Other breweries owned by beer giants are International Breweries Plc in Ilesha and Pabod Breweries Limited located in Port-Harcourt.

Source: Beverage Industry News

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