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Germany Gifts Nigeria €26m To Support COVID-19 Fight

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says it will donate €26million to to help in its fight against the pandemic in the country.

Germany Gifts Nigeria €26m To Support COVID-19 Fight
Germany Gifts Nigeria €26m To Support COVID-19 Fight

The German Missions in Nigeria in a statement said the donation was in demonstration of its solidarity and cooperation with Nigeria amid the pandemic.

It stated that the funds would provide humanitarian assistance in the North East, especially in , and States.

The statement read in part, “Germany continues to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance in Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa aiming to support the Government with a view to protecting the most vulnerable groups and meeting the humanitarian needs.

“The German Government is providing additional financial support of €26m for humanitarian assistance in North-East Nigeria and bordering regions in Chad, , and .”

The Missions explained that €8m would go to the UN World Food Programme in Nigeria, €7 to the International Committee of the Red Cross in Nigeria, €5m to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation in Nigeria, €3.5 to Caritas International, and €2.5m to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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