Bono arrives Nigeria for ‘make Naija stronger’ campaign

 Chidi Samuel

The leader of the  Irish band U2, Paul David Hewson,  popularly known as Bono has returned to  Nigeria for the second time. The international rock star whose band has earned universal acclaim in the past fort years of music making is in the country to promote the work of his non-partisan group, ONE Campaign. While in the country, the music legend will along other high profile Nigerians, promote the activities of ‘The naija stronger campaign’.

The campaign main objective is to help fight extreme poverty in Africa and it has successfully promoted campaigns  with some top Nigerian artistes including D’banj, Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde, Waje and other notable entertainers.

One of the highlights of the ONE Campaign activities in Nigeria during the week is the introduction of Africa’s richest man ,Aliko Dangote on its board in Nigeria.

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Mr. Dangote joins other world celebrities including Bill Gates on the board of the group, which has about 7 million members worldwide, with more than a third of that membership coming from Nigeria.

The Make Naija Stronger campaign seeks to raise public awareness and pressure political leaders to support policies and programmes that are saving lives and improving futures.