Politics

Details of Tinubu’s Meeting with Bill Gates and Dangote Emerge [PHOTOS]

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu met with renowned Nigerian business mogul who doubles as Chairman of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, and Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, at the State House in Abuja today.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that President Tinubu on Monday conveyed a message to Gates, stating that the Western world needs to hear more from Gates regarding the challenges developing nations face. Tinubu emphasised that Gates possesses the means to provide greater assistance to these countries.

Tinubu said, “you have all it takes to help developing nations more.”

Tinubu assured the visitors that his administration would prioritise the health and safety of Nigerians, recognising the crucial role that a healthy workforce plays in national development. He commended Gates for his courage and dedication in working for the betterment of humanity while also acknowledging the partnership with the Aliko Dangote Foundation.

The President affirmed his commitment to supporting the success of their work in Nigeria and Africa, particularly in eradicating diseases such as polio, measles, and malaria from the continent. However, he raised concerns about budgetary limitations and other funding-related challenges.

Tinubu lauded Gates’ efforts in addressing climate change and eliminating polio and malaria in Africa.

After the meeting, Dangote spoke to the media and congratulated President Tinubu on his election and assumption of office. He stated that their visit aimed to brief the President on the activities of both foundations, emphasising their commitment to improving the health sector in Nigeria. Dangote expressed the willingness of the foundations to further cooperate with the government in achieving their shared goals.

He took the opportunity to commend the President for the removal of fuel subsidy and expressed confidence that more state funds would be allocated to critical areas such as education, health, infrastructure, and the economy as a whole.

Show More

One Comment

  1. May God give you the strength and ability to move Nigeria forward God bless all does who wants to joined hand to make sure Nigeria come great

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button