Music executive Don Jazzy has donated N1.5 million to aid in facilitating a good number of young Nigerians to learn coding.
The Mavin records boss made the donation following an appeal by the Founder of Code Hub Africa, Chizom Echehieuka that he (Jazzy) should sponsor 100 youths for the programme at N15, 000 per person.
”Dear @DONJAZZY Please would you like to sponsor 100 Nigerian youths to learn how to code at our online mentorship program (Code Hub Africa Tech). It’s 15k per person. Thank you.
“Please tag Rihanna’s boyfriend if you want to be part of this sponsorship,” he wrote.
The “Dorobucci” singer, post obliged the appeal of the Tech boss and did a transfer after which he replied: “Ok boss. Just sent N1.5million to your Vbank account.”
He further requested only serious minded individuals should be picked for the programme while he shared proof of payment. “Please pick serious students. Here is the N1.5m,” Don Jazzy wrote.
Acknowledging receipt of the funds, Chizom expressed gratitude to music producer noting the selected students will make the country proud.
”Baba Don Jazzy, God bless you. The mentees go make Nigeria proud. History will not forget you baba,” he wrote.
(Source: The Nation)