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In this piece, Fivestardiary highlights the top 11 Nigerians who have donated funds to help the government in the bid to avoid further spread of coronavirus in the country.

1. Aliko Dangote


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In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, the chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, donated N200 million to assist the government on behalf of the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF).

Dangote has increased the donation up to N1 billion and has also teamed up with a top bank in the country to provide treatment and isolation centres.

The billionaire has also donated ambulances buses to the Lagos state government.

2. Femi Otedola

Another top Nigerian billionaire business mogul, Femi Otedola, has announced donated a sum of N1 billion towards to boost the anti-coronavirus efforts.


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3. Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, on behalf of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) has also donated N1 billion to the Lagos state government.

4. Abdulsamad Rabiu

Nigeria’s top industrialist and founder of BUA Group, Abdulsamad Rabiu, has also announced a donation of N1bn in cash through the BUA Foundation.

5. Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija

Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija who are the chairman and vice-chairman of Famfa Oil Limited have also donated N1 billion to support the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria.

6. Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria’s former vice president has also donated a sum of N50 million to support the efforts to address the infectious disease.

7. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has also announced a donation of N200 million.

8. Herbert Wigwe

Herbert Wigwe who is the CEO and Group managing director of Access Bank plc has also reportedly donated N1bn on behalf of the bank.

9. Segun Agbaje

Similarly, Segun Agbaje who is the managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank reportedly donated N1bn on behalf of the bank.

10. Mike Adenuga

Mike Adenuga, another Nigerian billionaire businessman, has also announced a donation of N1.5 billion to combat the outbreak of the coronavirus in Nigeria.

11. Innocent Ujah Idibia

Nigeria’s Afro-pop music legend popularly known as TuBaba has also reportedly donated N10million to support initiatives aimed at combating the CoVID-19.

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