Managing Director of the Aliko Dangote Foundation, ADF, Mrs Zouera Youssoufou has announced that the ADF was donating 40 wheelchairs to the physically challenge persons who were also beneficiaries of the rice palliative of the programme of the company.

Speaking Mrs Youssoufou said she was making the announcement on behalf of the Group President of the company Aliko Dangote.

Kano State Governor Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf has urged wealthy Nigerians to emulate Aliko Dangote by supporting the government in the provision of palliative to cushion the harsh economic condition in the country.

Governor Yusuf said this during the flag-off of the Aliko Dangote Foundation’s National Rice Relief Programme, aimed at distributing over 1,000,000 10kg bags of rice across the 774 local government areas of the 36 states and FCT in Nigeria from March to early April 2024.

He said: “I do not have enough words to express my heartfelt gratitude to Alhaji Aliko Dangote on behalf of the good people of Kano State.

“This is because the gesture he is offering today will undoubtedly alleviate the burden of many families facing economic hardship in our state. I urge all other wealthy individuals and businesses in our community to take heed of this noble example set by the Dangote Group and extend similar gestures of support to those in need in our dear state.”

The Governor said his administration has also his administration has also procured grains in large quantity which will be distributed to all the 484 wards across the 44 Local Government areas of the State. We have also designated over 90 feeding centres across the eight metropolitan Local Government Areas were over 90,000 Muslims are being feed with breakfast daily.

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