Nigeria gets €5.5m from Germany to fight Coronavirus

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European powerhouse Germany has announced that they will help the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus outbreak.

After funding by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the President Muhammad Buhari led administration have another flow of money from Germany following their announcement on Tuesday, April 28th to support poor Northern states such as Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe.

The statement said,  “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 total of €29 million since it became operational in May 2017, making Germany a major donor to the NHF over the past three years.”

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