The German Mission in Nigeria has pledged the sum of €5.5m (N2.2 billion naira equivalent) to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund to support the fight against COVID-19 in the country.
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Nigeria made the disclosure on its official twitter handle on Thursday.
According to the Mission, the pledge to Nigeria Humanitarian Fund is for vulnerable people to have access to clean water, food and shelter amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
The tweet reads: “Germany pledges €5.5m to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund.
“It’s more critical than ever for vulnerable people to have access to clean water, food & shelter.
This will enable partners to continue delivering life-saving aid amidst COVID-19.”
As at 08:00 pm 1st April there are 174 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Nine have been discharged with two deaths, according to Nigerian Centre fr Disease Control NCDC.
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