The Aliko Dangote Foundation, in collaboration with Ogun State Government, is set to grant financial support to 21,000 vulnerable women under its Micro-grants Programme. One Thousand (1,000) in each Local Government is to benefit from this grant.
The Aliko Dangote Foundation will work with the State Committee chaired by the Honorable Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Mr. Femi Ogunbanwo, to work out the modalities for the Programme.
The other members of the Committee are: i. Hon. Afolabi Afuape Hon. Commissioner for Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairsii. Hon. Funmi Efuwape Hon. Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Developmentiii. Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Oladeinde Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Developmentiv. Oba Adewale Osiberu (Elepe of Epe, Sagamu) Representative of Traditional InstitutionV. Hlhaja Rabiu Kuburat Yeni Vi. Revd. (Mrs.) Kinrin Vii. Alhaja Bisola Aliyu Viii. Abduljafar Ayelaagbe Ix. Falowo Olanrewaju Taofikat X. Alhaji Adedamola F. A. Xi. Mrs. Abosede Ibrahim
About Two Hundred and Ten Million Naira (N210,000,000.00) is to be disbursed essentially to vulnerable and poor women, household food-distressed persons who may be disabled, divorced, widowed or with multiple dependants with each beneficiary receiving Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00).