Germany donates €5.5m to Nigeria
The German Mission in Nigeria has pledged €5.5m to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund. This was made known by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Nigeria.
The fund is to support the country’s effort at combating the coronavirus pandemic, which has paralysed most activities, with 190 people testing positive, and two deaths recorded as at yesterday. According to the office, the fund is to help the country, as it grapples with the attendant effects of economic shocks arising from the pandemic.
Announcing the pledge via its Twitter handle, @OCHANigeria, the office said the donation by Germany would help vulnerable persons in Nigeria have access to potable water, food and shelter amidst the crisis.
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