The Dangote Foundation has distributed Ramadam items comprising grains , sugar , flour among others worth N150 million to the internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) and less privileged in Borno state.
The distribution took place at the Government House premises with the beneficiaries in attendance.
Flagging off the distribution , Governor Kashim Shettima praised the President of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote for his generosity and support to the people of the state.
Shettima added that in addition to the food items Dangote donated for the IDPs and less privileged for the Ramadan period, Alhaji Aliko Dangote had supported the State with building materials worth N1billion that was used in constructing the Dangote village along Bama Road which was billed for commissioning on the 18th of June 2018.
The representative of the Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Musa Bala disclosed that the President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote was making the donation in the spirit of Ramadan Kareem to the less privileged members of the society , especially those affected by the activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in the state.
He also commended Governor Kashim Shettima for his relentless support and cooperation to the activities of the foundation , while urging for the judicious distribution of the food and non food items that have been donated by the foundation.
The Executive Chairperson , State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) , Hajiya Yabawa kolo was full of appreciations to the Dangote Foundation for always coming to the aid of the people of the state during every Ramadan period and equally thanked Governor Kashim Shettima for his support to SEMA.
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