COVID-19: Germany donates additional €5.5m to Nigeria

Germany set to donate an additional €5.5 million to Nigeria, to help battle the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The announcement was made in a statement on Tuesday, April 28, via the official Twitter account of the German Diplomatic Missions in Nigeria @GERinNigeria.

The statement 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.

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