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Africa's Richest Man Aliko Dangote Awards Scholarships To 460 Students

Africa's Richest Man Aliko Dangote Awards Scholarships To 460 Students

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has awarded scholarships to approximately 460 students in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, through his organization’s 2022 Dangote Scholarship Award Program, according to Billionaires Africa.

Dangote Group, executive director Edwin Devakumar, announced the move on behalf of the billionaire businessman and said the scholarship program benefited 443 secondary schools and 17 tertiary institutions.

He said the recent move reflects the Nigerian billionaire’s belief that education is a passport to the future and that investing in students will pay off as they pursue their education and make a positive impact in the world.

Dangote Group, which ranks as the continent’s most diversified manufacturing conglomerate, is a leading conglomerate with interests in various sectors such as cement, sugar, flour, and salt. It is majority owned by Dangote.

In 2019, the group launched a pilot scholarship program, awarding 51 secondary school students from Ibeju Lekki’s 15 host communities. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program’s second edition did not take place in 2020.

Scholarships will be awarded to 118 secondary school students and 19 tertiary students from the host communities in 2021. This year, 443 secondary school students and 17 tertiary students were chosen to receive scholarships.

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24 Comments

Patrick 1 month ago

well done


The Bush Doctor 👨‍🔬 1 month ago

****

I'm a billionaire 1 month ago

billionaire


jonso 1 month ago

unlike other millionaires and billionaires who won't give back part of the loot to the community


NHUBU 1 month ago

chinekeee


Dispatcher 1 month ago

Nice one he's giving back to his country, say hi to boko haramu .


Dred 1 month ago

Good work, some here in Africa steal state funds then donate a box of Colgate . During the handover of the donation they bring every journalists and cameraman at ZBC to witness the donation. Abuse of power


Führer 1 month ago

Ko kawako kuna mp we CCC akadonata Balga ne maputi akadaidza dairinews

o'brien 1 month ago

kkkk @Dred wandifungidza that year Chinamasa paakaita official opening ye bin remarara in front of cameras and an organized audience. kkkkk

Ali Tinasheba albamohamed 1 month ago

Ko ana passion javangwe vanotiiii nazvo na chiyangwa

Mazimba makaomera 2008 munhu wese waz a trillionair kkkk ma millionaire aitove marombe


Führer 1 month ago

Usanyepe trillioneya ava rombe nekuti yaive Mari ye kombi we were Quadrillioners all thanks to Mdc cum CCC lead by yours truly Chamisa akanokumbira ma sanctions

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1 month ago

Ndezve ikoko ku Nigeria hazvinei nesu izvi


1 month ago

passion akangofanana newe unoswera pa pindula haana kana chinhu


1 month ago

@ Furher your clumsy head is full of Water :( u ain't got sense ) under normal circumstances who can go to USA and beg for sunctions , U think that hutsinye hwaunahwo ndohune these CCC dudes ey . Iwe wataura that point ndiwe ungatodaro cz munhu anotaura zvaanoita


Führer 1 month ago

Ko kuti Havana hutsinye here vakapihwa ma $40000 kana one wavo aka bvisa ka $5000 kekudriller community borehole in ma areas they represent, council yavo ye ccc haisi kupomba mvuva kuvanhu.

1 month ago

5 hours pasina kana dzimwe nhau here. Itai serious.


g 1 month ago

taura hako. pindula ita serious

1 month ago


1 month ago

Strive Masiyiwa has given Scholarships to thousands and is still giving them every year. We have people who go to the US and Europe through him. Good guy


Manikiniki 1 month ago

This Dangote came to Zimbabwe and lied to us that he will invest in our country and dissappeared.


1 month ago

Iwewe @Manikiniki ndiwe urikunyepa Dangote was not happy with the investment climate here and he took his business down South Somebody must have told him that Zimbabwe's economy is volatile

shooter 1 month ago

he did not lie but hulument yaida yemusana akati bodo ndirikuda kutoitacement manufacturing company to employ 300 zimbos so bye bye.


Chiangwa 1 month ago

kwete zvenyu ana Passion Gava zvekusvera pasocial media muchibhira banhu


Dofo 1 month ago

@Music fan ,,,kuda kuzvi advertiser unoti rakapinda here Enda unoimbira Mai vako



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