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COVID-19: After Donating N25m To Oyo, Bode Akindele Donates N75m To FG, Lagos


Days after donating N25 million to the Oyo State government to support the fight against coronavirus, revered Ibadan-born business magnate and philanthropist, Chief Bode Akindele, has donated the sum of N75 million to the federal and Lagos state government.

Newspeakonkine quoted Akindele’s spokesman, Oloye Lekan Alabi, as making the disclosure while addressing newsmen in Ibadan on Monday.

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The Oyo State Government had announced at the weekend that Akindele made the highest donation of N25 million to the state. But Chief Alabi revealed that Akindele also donated N50 million to the Federal Government and another N25 million to Lagos State Government, totalling N100 million.

Alabi said the business mogul made the donation on Saturday.

According to him, Akindele said his gesture was to boost government’s efforts to curb the spread  of the coronavirus and bring relief to   Nigerians who are getting starved of food and other essentials due to the lockdown.

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