SWITZERLAND, APRIL 14 – The European Union has granted Nigeria 50million euros with respect to fighting the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic.
This was announced by the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina via Twitter.
EU gives Nigeria a grant of 50 million Euro to fight Covid-19. Head of EU delegation, Amb Ketil Karlsen, at the event commended President Buhari for “your powerful address to the nation last night,” and for “the bold and necessary measures you’ve taken.”
his was also corroborated by the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad
JUST IN: The European Union (EU) has donated a grant of €50 million to the Federal Government, their contribution to Nigeria’s fight against #COVID19, the Head of EU delegation, Amb. Ketil Karlsen announces the donation at a meeting with President @MBuhari today in Abuja.
The European Union’s €50 million (N21bn) donation to Nigeria is the largest support the Union has so far given to any country outside the Europe, the @EUinNigeria’s Amb. Ketil Karlsen discloses this at a meeting with President @MBuhari this afternoon, at the State House, Abuja.
Nigeria welcomes the European Union’s contribution of the sum of N21 billion (50 million Euros) to support our efforts at controlling the spread of the #Covid19 pandemic. The EU is channeling the donation through the United Nations (UN) #COVID19 Basket Fund for Nigeria.
the Presidency also tweeted.