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    Tuesday, August 18, 2020

    Dangote Foundation Provides N160 Million Grants To Kwara Women

    Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) is set to offer N160 million micro-grants to 16,000 rural women in Kwara State.

    According to the Foundation; “The grant will go a long way to reduce poverty and accelerate the socio-economic growth in the state.”

    Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Zouera Youssoufou, Aliko Dangote Foundation in a letter of acceptance addressed to the state governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq; said;

    “This grant is meant for the rural women only; who are living in the 16 local government areas of the state. Each beneficiary will be given N10,000 while each local government is entitled to 1,000 beneficiaries”.

    The letter which is contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Community Intervention, Mr. Kayode Oyin Subair, added;

    “The implementation will be coordinated by a State Committee as approved by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq with representatives of Aliko Dangote Foundation.”

    “The guidelines governing data capturing, disbursement and monitoring were clearly stated by the Foundation. We shall furnish the public with more details in the coming days”.

    However, Governor AbdulRazaq, expressing his gratitude to the President of Aliko Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said;

    “This type of intervention can only come from a patriotic Nigerian with interest in adding value to lives of our rural dwellers.”

    “This administration will not rest on its oars at bringing succor to the good people of the State by latching on its goodwill within the county and beyond.”
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