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Otedola Donates N5 Billion to Dj Cuppy’s Foundation

The donation made by the billionnaire is believed to be the single largest individual donation to charity in Nigeria’s history.
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One of Nigeria’s richest men, , has donated N5 Billlion to the ‘Save the Children Fund owned by his daughter, , to support various intervention programmes for destitute children in Nigeria’s north-east region

Otedola made the donation on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at a ceremony organized by the Cuppy Foundation in Abuja to raise funds for Save the Children. Cuppy Foundation is a non-profit organisation established by Otedola’s daughter, Florence Otedola (aka ). The charity works to improve the welfare of Nigeria’s vulnerable and marginalized children, focusing on early childhood education and healthcare among numerous other programmes.

Otedola, who announced the donation through his eldest daughter, , noted that the persistent crisis in Nigeria’s northeast region which is the result of armed conflict between state actors and non-state armed groups, has produced widespread unrest for many civilians and rendered millions of children in need of humanitarian assistance. He called on other wealthy Nigerians to emulate his actions.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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