The European Union (EU), has donated a grant of €50million to the federal government of Nigeria as their contribution to help fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.
According to the information released by Bashir Ahmad, who is the Special Assistance to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, the head of EU delegation Ambassador Ketil Karslen made this known on Tuesday 14th April 2020, while at a meeting with President Buhari in Abuja.
Mr Bashir Ahmad who took to his official Twitter handle to share this information, tweeted saying:
“The European Union (EU) has donated a grant of €50 million to the Federal Government, their contribution to Nigeria’s fight against #COVID19, the Head of EU delegation, Amb. Ketil Karlsen announces the donation at a meeting with President @MBuhari today in Abuja,” he said.
No further details were given as to the grant and the outcome of the meeting held between President Buhari and the EU delegation in Abuja.
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