Dangote Donates N2bn, Pledges To Feed IDPs During Ramadan

Dangote-IDPsAfrica’s richest man and President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has announced a donation of N2 billion for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State.
Dangote, who also pledged to feed IDPs throughout Ramadan (Muslim fast), made the disclosure in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
According to him, the N2bn will help eradicate hunger among the IDPs and assist the Borno State Government to focus on development projects.
The billionaire entrepreneur, who was received by Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, at the Maiduguri International Airport at 11:45am on Monday, visited the Dalori and Bakassi IDPs camps respectively.
Dangote noted that his Foundation had already spent N1.4bn in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.
“I am here to see the IDPs by myself. This is my first time to visit IDPs in Borno but I want to assure you that it will not be the last. We shall continue to work with the state government to make sure the IDP camps are hunger free”, Dangote said.
The Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Umar ibn Garbai El-Kanemi, thanked Dangote for his support.
In his remarks, Gov. Shettima, who could not control his emotion, said “today is not a day of long speeches but I pray that Almighty God will continue to bless you, thank you”.


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