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French Embassy signs €500, 000 contract to provide food, medicare in North East


The French Embassy in Abuja has disclosed the signing of a €500, 000 funding contract to provide foods and medicines for victims of insurgency in the Nort-East.First Counsellor of the embassy in Abuja, Guillaume Audren de Kerdrel, said the deal was struck with two France-based Non Governmental Organisations (NGO).He said the contract is to take care of vulnerable children and women in the area.

The counselor spoke while receiving representatives of Alima and Première Urgence Internationale (PUI), both French humanitarian organisations that are active in providing aid in the north-east region of Nigeria.

In a statement by Damilola Ayodeji of the Press section in the embassy, the contract was signed on April 26, 2018.The two projects are aimed at improving medical care for children suffering from malnutrition in the newly accessible area in Kukawa Local Government in Borno State.

The French government through expressed its commitment to contributing to humanitarian efforts to aid the rehabilitation and restoration of Boko Haram victims in the north-east region.

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