To help fight Coronavirus disease in the country, Germany has donated the sum of €26 million to the Nigerian Government.
According to the statement issued by the German Missions in Nigeria, the funds are to go a long way in helping with the humanitarian crisis in the Northeast, especially in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.
The Missions said their gesture was a show of solidarity and unity with Nigeria in trying times like this.
The statement read in part, “Germany continues to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance in Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa aiming to support the Nigerian Government with a view to protecting the most vulnerable groups and meeting the humanitarian needs.
“The German Government is providing additional financial support of €26m for humanitarian assistance in North-East Nigeria and bordering regions in Chad, Niger, and Cameroon.”
The Missions explained that €8m would go to the UN World Food Programme in Nigeria, €7 to the International Committee of the Red Cross in Nigeria, €5m to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation in Nigeria, €3.5 to Caritas International, and €2.5m to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund.