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UNICEF spends N12b on health, education in Adamawa

By Emmanuel Ande, Yola
27 September 2019   |   4:06 am
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has spent over N8 billion and $11 million (N3.97 billion) in five years to refurbish dilapidated structures in health...

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has spent over N8 billion and $11 million (N3.97 billion) in five years to refurbish dilapidated structures in health and education sectors in Adamawa State.

On a visit to Governor Ahmadu Fintiri yesterday in Yola, the Chief of UNICEF, Bauchi Field Office, Mr. Bhanu Pathak, disclosed that the two sectors affected mostly children and women in the state.

He said that from 2014 to 2019, with support from donors, UNICEF provided cash support to the government through Ministries, Departments and Agencies to the tune of N8 billion, and supplies totalling $11 million.

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