President Buhari has commended Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, for donating N200 million to assist in combating the influx of Covid-19 into the country.
In a statement released by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, Buhari recalled that the businessman through his foundation, the Aliko Dangote Foundation, had in the past donated N1 billion to tackle Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Africa, commending such public spiritedness to other well-to-do individuals and groups.
In his words:-
“Hand in hand, standing shoulder to shoulder, we can confront our challenges as a country. This is a path for us all to follow as a people.”
President Buhari noted that his government, at various levels, is poised to ensure that the country and every Nigerian remain safe from the virus, which is spreading rapidly in many parts of the world.