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COCA-COLA DONATES N20 MILLION FOR PROTEST VICTIMS; ACCESS BANK PLEDGES N50 BILLION

COCA-COLA DONATES N20 MILLION FOR PROTEST VICTIMS; ACCESS BANK PLEDGES N50 BILLION

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Coca-Cola Nigeria has donated N20 million to cover the medical bills of victims of #EndSARS protests. The Company announced this in a statement on its twitter account saying, “Every human life matter and as a company, our goal is to continue to work with our communities towards the well-being of the people.”

Access Bank also announced via its online platform, “Access Bank has set aside a minimum of 50 Billion Naira though interest-free loans and grants to support communities, micro, small and medium-sized businesses and our youth. We will share more information and keep you updated on our different platforms. Stay safe. We are in this together”

Other brands that contributed in the earlier weeks of the protests include Chicken Republic, Paystack, Cowrywise, Flutterwave, Bundle, Quidax; the tech companies donated a million naira each. Adam Brandford, an English social activist, business adviser, and entrepreneur, donated $10,000 alongside Benson Ekpo.   Also, Yele Badamosi, CEO of Bundle Africa who claimed to have been a victim of the Police unit, personally made a contribution of NGN 500,000 (1,072.5 BUSD) to the crypto currency wallet the company had set up to fund the protest.

Coca-Cola Nigeria said the donation would be supplied in partnership with Whitefield Foundation, a nonprofit social enterprise.

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