Africa’s Top Donor Dangote Donates N30billion In Two Years


Dangote-tonynwajeipost-300x137Africa’s Top Donor Dangote Donates N30billion In Two Years. Africa’s richest person and the continent’s top donor Aliko Dangote has announced that he is upping his philanthropic works across Africa, starting from his home country Nigeria, a statement from the Group said. The Group which has made whooping donations across Africa said, “Africans must begin to take responsibilities by shaping the condition of its people.” The statement said within two years only, the Dangote Group through its Foundation has doled out about N30billion in humanitarian gesture. “This is including the Dangote Academy that worth about a N1billion, through which manpower is developed across various disciplines” the statement said. Only last month, the Dangote cement, Ibese, through the Dangote Foundation announced a scholarship for some Yewa community 50 students of various secondary and tertiary institutions. The Group had donated $500,000 to victims of explosion in Republic of Congo. Dangote Foundation also contributed a staggering $2million to flood victims in Pakistan and N120million to cushion the effect of famine in Niger Republic. SEE MORE ON PAGE2

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