Business mogul, Aliko Dangote on Sunday visited the Dalori IDP Camp in the Bama Local Government Area of Borno state.
Dangote was accompanied by global celebrity and founder of ONE, Bono who is currently in Nigeria.
While addressing the IDPs, Dangote assured them that his foundation would ensure their children are well-educated.
“We are here in Maiduguri with this popular world musician to sympathize with you over the unfortunate crisis of Boko Haram,” he said. “I came with this musician so that he can see things for himself and see how best he could do with his talent to tell the whole world your predicaments and how best to assist you be reintegrated back into the society.”
Respondong, the Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima said the popular Baga road in Maiduguri Metropolis has been renamed after Alhaji Aliko Dangote due to his support for victims of Boko Haram.
“I want to this opportunity and on behalf of the good people of Borno state to extend our appreciation to Dangote Foundation,” he said. “In the last Ramadan season, 230 trucks of assorted food items were donated to our people by Dangote.
“Dangote Foundation has also donated the sum of N2 billion to our dear state for reconstruction and rehabilitation of our destroyed communities, in addition to N400 million donated to us by the same Foundation to assist our people.
“We in Borno are ever grateful and pray that Allah will continue to guide and protect Dangote and his family and that peace will return to our dear state. We also want to call on well to do individuals and corporate organizations to assist Borno in this our trying moment.”