The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote on Tuesday, May 31, hosted Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima in Lagos with their discussion focusing on rehabilitation of internally displaced persons and reconstruction works in the areas of education and healthcare.
The Dangote Foundation, which is a charity wing funded by the richest African was the platform of the two hours meeting held at the Dangote corporate headquarters in Falomo,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 from Governor Shettima’s delegation while the side 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.
During the meeting, Dangote’s team gave updates on delivery of food items for internally displaced persons in Borno during the Ramadan starting next, which is aims at fulfilling pledge made by Dangote when he visited Maiduguri three weeks ago. Trucks of food items are on their way to Borno, Dangote assured while making increases on number of truck.
Dangote also said he was having another meeting with Governor Shettima to draw an action plan for specific interventions in reconstructions centered on schools and hospitals. The richest African also promised to attract some International support for Borno State.