Dangote donates food items to IDPs in Abuja
As part of its philanthropic gesture, the Dangote Foundation has delivered food items to the vulnerable and indigent in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The food items, worth millions of Naira, was last Thursday presented to the Minister of FCT Malam Muhammad Musa Bello.
Receiving the items, the minister said that he was impressed by the gesture and promised to ensure that the items reached the beneficiaries.
The acting Secretary of Social Development Bolanle Irene Elegbede, who represented the minister commended the President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, and the Dangote Foundation for supporting the poor people in Abuja.
The items delivered in Abuja included: Dangote Sugar, Dangote Salt, Dangote Spaghetti, rice, Danvita and wheat meal.
This donation followed the contribution made by the Foundation of a staggering N2bn to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State last month.
Speaking at the ceremony marking the distribution of the food items in Abuja, the Chairman of the Dangote Foundation Aliko Dangote, represented by Dr Azeez Oseni, the director of health and nutrition, said that the Foundation was committed to alleviating poverty in Nigeria.
L-R: Director, Health and Nutrition, Dangote Foundation Dr. Azeez Oseni presenting food items to the Representative of Old Peoples Home Abuja Dr M. Ifeyinwa Obegolu, assisted by the Representative of the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mrs. Elegbede Irene Adebole, when the Dangote Foundation officially presented the food items to the needy in Abuja.