Globacom owner, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr, has donated a sum of N500m to the Bayelsa State Government in support of its relief efforts to victims of the recent flooding in the state.
Adenuga presented a draft cheque to Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson in Abuja on Tuesday, saying he was moved to make the donation by the sufferings of victims of the tragedy, considering its magnitude and devastation on the people and the state.
Governor Dickson received the cheque on behalf of a high-powered delegation he led to the Abuja the residence of the billionaire and was full of praises and appreciation.
He thanked Adenuga for his deep concern and love for the people of Bayelsa and promised that that the money would be judiciously used with donations from other public-spirited individuals, corporate bodies and donor agencies, locally and internationally.