In a statement released:
“In demonstration of its commitment to complement the government’s effort in improving
the well-being of Nigerians, leading Nigerian gaming company Bet9ja today announced a
donation of N200 million to the Federal Ministry of Health, Lagos State and Ogun State
government to combat COVID-19.
The government has proven beyond reasonable doubt its capabilities to curtail the virus
from spreading and becoming a pandemic since the confirmation of the first case in the
How many states did Bet9ja donates?
Funds donated have been allocated to Lagos State, Ogun State (the locked down
states) and the Federal Ministry of Health, with the following breakdown:
– N100,000,000 to Federal Ministry of Health
– N50,000,000 to Lagos State Government
– N50,000,000 to Ogun State Government
In addition, Bet9ja will open up its online platform to customers for donations. All donations
received through the platform will be doubled by Bet9ja and customers will have the liberty
to select from the 36 states, including the Federal Ministry of Health, which one the
donation should be forwarded to. Bet9ja will match donations up to a cumulative total of
another N200,000,000 (Two Hundred Million Naira).
BET9JA Donates N200 million to Nigerian Government, Opens Platform for Public Contributions and Promises to Double Donations.
Bet9ja Co-founder and Managing Director, Ayo Ojuroye commented “We have observed the remarkable exertion, circumspect and concentrated measures established to fight and contain the virus by the government, NCDC and the Health Ministry in the past weeks, it is an absolutely remarkable job. This is why we show our eagerness to support and work with the government with all resources available in our arsenal to help ease and expedite the objectives to rid the country of COVID-19”.
Bet9ja Co-founder and Chairman Kunle Soname stated: “We want to thank all government institutions for taking the lead seamlessly during these uncertain times and demonstrating the capacity to stop the spread of the virus with adequate preparation of the right facilities set up for affected people to be treated”.
We strongly believe as a company that nothing is impossible if we come together in agreement to achieve a set objective in solidarity and shared will. Bet9ja through its operations is committed to support the socio-economic growth of the country to guarantee public health safety and the well-being of citizens.”