Dangote donates over N1billion to Nigeria’s education sector

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As part of its commitment to educational development in Nigeria, the Dangote conglomerate has injected over N1billion into the nation’s educational sector.

This is coming as the conglomerate in 2011, donated N15.5billion as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

According to a statement by the group, it donated N200 million to the Katsina State University, N500million for the development of Bayero University Business School, Kano, in addition to funding a 500 student capacity hostel complex of the University of Science and Technology, Wudil.

The Dangote group also donated N118million for the construction of the squash complex at the main campus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and N50million to the University of Port Harcourt.

It also donated N100million to the proposed Otuoke University in Bayelsa State to enhance smooth take-off of the institution.

The statement added that as part of the company’s contribution to empowerment and informal education, the Dangote Foundation last year donated N600million to women in Kano State. Click here to continue reading

 

Source: AllAfrica