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Dangote Foundation Donates Bags of Rice to Lagos

The Aliko Dangote Foundation has generously contributed 80,000 bags of 10kg rice to offer support to disadvantaged communities in Lagos State. 

This initiative was officially announced during a ceremony held at the Lagos House in Ikeja, as shared by Jubril Gawat, the Special Adviser on New Media to the Lagos State Governor, via his social media handle on Wednesday.y

The ceremony was attended by notable figures including Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Aliko Dangote, the founder and chairman of Dangote Group, and Femi Otedola, the Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria Holdings Plc.

Jubril Gawat highlighted the event with a caption stating, “Governor of Lagos State, Mr #jidesanwoolu, the founder and Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote #AlikoDangote, and Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Holdings Plc, Mr Femi Otedola #realFemiOtedola at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House, Ikeja for the rice distribution flag-Off through the Aliko Dangote Foundation #AlikoDangoteFdn.

“The foundation is distributing 80,000 10 kg bags of rice to the vulnerable communities across the state.”

This initiative aligns with the ongoing efforts of Dangote, as reported by PUNCH, where approximately N15bn has been invested in a food intervention program benefiting recipients nationwide. 

The program was inaugurated in Kano State, and it aims to distribute over one million bags of 10kg rice to all 774 local government areas across Nigeria, including the Federal Capital Territory.

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