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Dangote Donates N2.5 Billion As Flood Relief Committee Realizes Over N11 Billion

Dangote Donates N2.5 Billion As Flood Relief Committee Realizes Over N11 Billion

Both Mr Dangote and the Federal Government donated the sum of N2.5 billion each, making them the highest donors at the event held at the Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja.

Dangote Donates N2.5 Billion As Flood Relief Committee Realizes Over N11 Billion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 34-man committee had set N100 billion as its ultimate target.

Related Article: We Hope to Raise N100bn for Flood Relief, Says Dangote

The Ministers of Petroleum and Communication Technology pledged to mobilise the IOCs and telecommunications companies respectively, to respond to the donation.

Incentives for donors

Meanwhile, President Goodluck Jonathan has announced tax incentives for all corporate organisations that donate into the flood relief fund to alleviate the sufferings of Nigerians who were affected by the recent flooding in the country.

He made the announcement at a fund raising dinner organised by the presidential committee he set up to cater for the needs of the flood victims.

The president also used the opportunity to launch the website for the fund-www.nigeriafloodrelief.org

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