Germany donates another €5.5m to Nigeria for COVID-19

Germany donates another €5.5m to Nigeria

Germany donates another €5.5m to Nigeria for the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the country with over a thousand confirmed cases

The German nation confirmed that the additional funds is to enable Nigeria cope better with the coronavirus pandemic

9jatalkative reports that Germany released a statement confirming that the country has sent additional funds to Nigeria

Nigeria had previously received funds from Germany due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the country

The statement from Germany read:

“Germany provides an additional €5.5 million (c. 2.2bn Naira) to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Nigeria to continue life-saving aid in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States in the context of the COVID-19 crisis”

“Ongoing activities include drilling of wells, construction of sanitation facilities, rehabilitation of buildings or construction of shelters for internally displaced persons and other victims of insecurity in the North East”

“This brings Germany’s contribution to the NHF to a tota of €29 million since it became operational in May 2017, making Germany a major donor to the NHF over the past three years.”

This is the second donation received by Nigeria today with Donald Trump also promising to send ventilators to Nigeria

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