Dantata, Abdulsamad, Others Raise Over N1bn For Jigawa Flood Victims


Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, Aminu Dantata and the founder of BUA group Abdulsamad Rabiu and other donors yesterday raised over N1 billion for Jigawa flood victims.

The donations were made in Dutse at the fundraising in support of the 2022 flood victims in the state.

The businessmen each donated N200 million, Jigawa State government N250 million, while Governor Muhammad Badaru donated N25 million on behalf of himself, family and his company, Talamis Group.

Mr Dantata, who was represented by Salisu Sambajo, expressed concern over the condition the flood victims found themselves after the disaster.

The philanthropist prayed for those who died during the disaster and sympathised with those who lost their property and crops in the floods.

Mr Badaru expressed appreciation to the teeming donors for their kind gesture and urged the fundraising committee to be equitable and just in the distribution of the palliatives and cash.

The committee chairman, Bashir Dalhatu (Wazirin…

Source: Leadership Newspaper