Sanwo-Olu, Dangote, Elumelu, 6 others honored for fight against COVID-19

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Sanwo-Olu, Dangote, Elumelu, 6 others honored for fight against COVID-19
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State.

By Sola Ogundipe

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Africa’s wealthiest man and Chairman of Dangote Group, Mr. Aliko Dangote, and the Chairman of UBA Group /Founder, Heirs Holding, Mr. Tony Elumelu, are three of the nine Nigerians among 40 individuals listed on the Neusroom 100, a global list of 100 people, organisations, countries, and things that are helping the world conquer COVID-19 pandemic.

Other Nigerians on the list in recognition of their contributions towards fighting the pandemic include the founder/Chairman, Globacom, Mike Adenuga; the late founder of Elizabeth R events, Ibidunni Ighodalo; the chairman of BUA Group, Abdul-Samad Rabiu; the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu; and social entrepreneur and founder of LifeBank, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, and the founder of the first air ambulance service in West Africa, Flying Doctors Nigeria, Dr. Ola Orekunrin-Brown.