A Maiduguri-based businessman and philanthropist, Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, has donated N100 million to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Adamawa.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the donation was made after Indimi’s visit to the state on Tuesday.
Gov. Bindow Jibrilla, who disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Yola said he would set up a committee to ensure judicious disbursement of the donation to all affected IDPs.
“Yesterday (Tuesday), an uncle visited and before I knew it, he donated N100 million to IDPs in the state,” the governor said.
He also spoke on the Federal Government’s bail out fund, saying that the state was yet to receive the money.
“When we get it, everybody will know,” Jibrilla said.
The governor said the administration would empower 9, 040 people from the 226 wards of the state under the first phase of its empowerment programme.
He said the programme, tagged, Bindow Social Change, would be rolled out to mark the administration’s 100 days in office.