Top billionaires in Nigeria are joining the fight of coronavirus and they are doing so by giving their best in the fight against coronavirus. We have the list of Nigerian billionaires who gave at least one billion to Nigeria.
The Government of Nigeria has announced the partial lockdown of the country. Nigerians are working hard to adapt to the condition of living. Nigerians also want their government to support them during the hard time period and the Federal Government is not willing to help. But some Nigerian billionaires are given their best to support the Nigeria that fails to support their citizen.
You can check around the world, Government are doing something specifically to the citizenries to support them while a hard time. Nigerians demand their Government to do the same.
List Of Nigerian Billionaires Who Donate N1 Billion To Nigeria
Some Nigerian Billionaires have come out to show hospitality to Nigeria and indeed Nigerians over the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria. They give at least 1 billion nairas each. They are:
Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian multibillionaire, an entrepreneur with class. He is the chairman of Dangote groups and the richest man in Africa. Aliko Dangote was rumoured to have contact with a coronavirus patient but amidst the storm of speculation. Aliko Dangote has pledged to support Nigeria with 1 billion naira
Femi Otedola is a Nigerian businessman, philanthropist, and former chairman of Forte Oil PLC, an importer of fuel products. Otedola is the founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, and the owner of a number of other businesses across shipping, real estate and finance. He joins the likes of Dangote and others to donate N1 billion to Nigeria.
Abdulsamad Rabiu is the founder of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate active in cement production, sugar refining and real estate. In early January 2020, Rabiu merged his privately-owned Obu Cement company with listed firm Cement Co. of Northern Nigeria, which he controlled. Abdulsamad Rabiu donated N5 billion for Nigeria to fight Coronavirus.
Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu is a Nigerian economist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Heirs Holdings, the United Bank for Africa, Transcorp and founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation. Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu gives N1 billion to Nigeria to fight Covid-19.
Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe to Ikwerre parents from Omueke Isiokpo, is a Nigerian banker and entrepreneur. He is currently CEO and Group managing director of Access Bank plc, one of Nigeria’s top five banking institutions, after succeeding his business partner, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede in January 2014. He gives N1 billion to fight Covid-19 in Nigeria.
Segun Agbaje is the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank. He is also a Director on MasterCard Advisory Board Middle East and Africa. Segun Agbaje also joins the rest to give out N1 Billion to Nigeria to combat coronavirus.
Jim Ovia is the founder of Zenith Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in Nigeria. He is the chairman and largest individual shareholder with a stake of slightly more than 9% stake. He also owns prime real estate across Nigeria, and mobile telecom operator Visafone, which has 3 million subscribers. He donates N1 billion to Nigeria to fight coronavirus.