Nigeria: Dangote Offers 200 Houses To Displaced People
Two weeks after donating 150 cars to Nigeria’s police, the Aliko Dangote Foundation, on June 18, 2018 inaugurated a village it built for internally-displaced people in Maiduguri, Borno State, Thisday newspaper reported.
The village boasts 200 housing units worth 2 billion Naira (3.1 billion FCFA), with facilities including a school, hospital, irrigation system as well as poultry farms, to enable the occupants earn a living.
The foundation also offered each of the beneficiaries 100,000 Naira (158,000 FCFA) to restart life. Dangote announced at the occasion that his foundation has donated about 7 billion Naira (11 billion FCFA) to support displaced people in north-eastern Nigeria affected by the Boko Haram crisis.