Abuja - Following the spread of the Ebola Virus in West Africa, the Dangote Foundation has promised to make a donation of $3m to a fund established by the African Union to contain the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa, Punch reports.
This was disclosed that by the President, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during a meeting with some AU business leaders.
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He said the the funds which would be administered by the African Development Bank will enable the immediate deployment of medical personnel to the three affected countries.
The outbreak is officially thought to have claimed 4 960 lives and infected 13 042 people, according to the latest data issued by the World Health Organisation.
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