Tanga Cement donates 200 bags of cement to Police Force

12Apr 2019
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
Tanga Cement donates 200 bags of cement to Police Force

IN support construction of a new Police camp in Kilindi district of Tanga region, Tanga Cement Plc has donated 200 bags of Simba cement valued at over 2.13m/- to the region’s police force last week.

Tanga Cement Plc Plant Manager, Engineer Benedict Lema (R), hands over 200 bags of cement to a representative of Tanga RPC, Commissioner of Police Leonce Rwengazira at a brief function held at the company’s headquarters premises at Pongwe, in Tanga last week. Photo: courtesy of Tanga Cement.

Tanga Cement’s Plant Manager, Engineer Benedict Lema said the donation is part of the cement maker’s corporate social investment program which focuses in areas of health, education, community development and environmental sustainability.

“As a company that takes its corporate social investment to another level, we believe that a peaceful and safer business environment brings more assurance in operation of any business in the region hence more development to our communities,” Eng Lema said after presenting the 200 bags to a representative of Regional Police Commander.

He said the company recognises the important role that the police force plays in ensuring that Tanga region remains a hub of peace where businesses operate smoothly. “We have been supporting the Police Force for quite sometimes now, as we are aware of their contribution towards our business operations,” the Tanga Cement Plc’s Plant Manager.

“Today we are proud to be part of the construction of a new camp at Kilindi which will an important facility to enable them discharge their duties effectively,” noted Eng Lema who further noted that last year, the company also donated cement bags to support construction of police barracks in Pemba Island. 

 “I call upon other companies and the general public to support the Police Force in any way in order to motivate them to carry out their vital security services,” he added.

In his remarks, Tanga RPC’s representative, Commissioner of Police, Leonce Rwengazira paid tribute to Tanga Cement’s management saying the cement donation will help improve working environment for police officers in the region.

“This donation will be utilised accordingly to give motivation to police officers whose duties are important to our nation,” he said.