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Dangote Foundation Distributes Rice To Host Community

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has launched its N15 billion National Food Intervention program in Yewa land, Ogun state.

Gatekeepers News reports that the Foundation distributed 40,000 bags of rice in Ogun state.

The 17 host communities of the Dangote Cement, Ibese plant, along with Itori, Igbogila, and Ilaro, received their share.

Beneficiaries in Ibese and Araromi were accredited and received one bag each at the palace of Aboro of Ibeseland, Oba Rotimi Mulero.

The host communities of Dangote Granite Mines, Ijebu-Igbo will also receive their allocation as soon as their rice has been delivered in preparation for distribution.

Chairman of ADF and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, launched the food intervention program in Kano in March.

Dangote promised that the Foundation would distribute over one million 10kg bags across the 774 local government areas of the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory, FCT in Nigeria at a cost of about N15 billion.

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