The President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote yesterday hosted Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima in Lagos on rehabilitation of internally displaced persons and reconstruction works in the areas of education and healthcare.
A statement on the meeting indicated that the Dangote Foundation, a charity wing funded by the richest African, was the platform of the two-hour meeting held at the Dangote corporate headquarters in Ikoyi, Lagos.
The meeting had in attendance the three senators from Borno, Senate Majority Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, Senators Abubakar Kyari and Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai, as well some members of the House of Representatives in Governor Shettima’s delegation while the side of Dangote included Executive Director, Dangote Group, Halima Aliko Dangote; Chief Executive officer of the Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou and Mrs Erelu Angela Adebayo, a member of the Foundation’s Board.
Dangote said, as earlier promised when he visited Maiduguri three weeks ago, trucks of food items were on their way to Borno for the IDPs ahead of the commencement of Ramadan next week.
Governor Shettima said his mission was to thank Dangote and members of his team for their generosity towards Borno.