Dangote Foundation and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation helps to eradicate Polio



In 2012, Dangote Foundation and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation agreed to provide funding, equipment and technical support to the Kano and Bauchi state government to strengthen polio immunization. The partnership is aimed at eradicating polio cases and other child killer diseases in Northern Nigeria and other states. On the 19th of January 2016, Bill Gates returned to Nigeria to sign a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Dangote Foundation and Four additional state governments in Northern Nigeria, to strengthen routine immunization in the region.

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