Dabiri-Erewa lauds David Alaba for donating N13.3m to Nigeria

David Alaba donates to Nigeria to curb open defeacation

Dabiri-Erewa lauds David Alaba for donating N13.3 m to Nigeria

By Maureen Okon

Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), has commended David Alaba for donating N13.3 million to curb open defecation in the country.

She gave the appreciation message when officials from Ecobank and the National Coordinator, Organised Private Sector, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (OPS-WASH), visited her in Abuja to present the symbolic Cheque from the Real Madrid player.

Dabiri-Erewa acknowledged the efforts of Nigerians in Diaspora, Europe (NiDOE) and its umbrella group in Austria in facilitating the donation.

In addition, she urged other Nigerians in the Diaspora to emulate the laudable initiative of Alaba, the Nigerian-born football player of the Real Madrid club.

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Receiving the symbolic cheque, the NiDCOM Boss said that the gesture by the International Star, who was also an OPS-WASH Ambassador, is highly commendable.

Furthermore, she thanked the vision of the Presidency and the Ministry of Water Resources, as well as other stakeholders in pushing for a cleaner and healthier Nigeria.

As a facilitating body and neutral player in the project, Dabiri-Erewa stated that the project of building modern toilet facilities, aimed at sustainable job creation, will begin in Ogun State, Alaba’s home state.

Also, she urged Project Managers to successfully deliver in record time.


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