BILL GATES VISITS NIGERIA
On Wednesday, March 21st 2018, popular billionaire Mr. Gates, who is the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, arrived Nigeria. He is here to see the first-hand progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision, polio eradication, nutrition and financial inclusion.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the major development partners working in close partnership with Nigeria’s federal and state governments, civil society,the private sector and development partners in support of the country’s development goals especially in health, agriculture, nutrition and financial inclusion.
According to the statement, Mr. Gates is expected to meet with government officials, and civil society and private sector stakeholders in Abuja and Lagos.
The president is hosting Mr Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote who is accompanying Mr. Gates .
Aliko Dangote, is the Chairman of the Dangote Foundation and collaborating partner of the Gates foundation.
Mr. Gates will be canvassing with the federal government and other development partners to prioritise supporting Nigeria’s poorest people to ensure a sustainable and inclusive economic future.
These, the statement says, will allow the county to meet its ambitious growth and development agenda.