Coronavirus battle: Nigeria gets N21bn from EU

April 14, 2020
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<!– President Buhari with EU Head of Delegation Amb. Ketil Karlsen, Member EU Delegation Paulo Barroso Simoes, Minister Counsellor and Head of Cooperation Kurt Cornelis, & senior @NigeriaGov and #PTFCOVID19 officials as he received European Union Delegation at the State House, today –>

Nigeria gets €50m from EU to fight COVID-19

Nigeria on Tuesday received a grant of N21 billion (50 million Euros) from the European Union to fight COVID-19.

Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, Head of EU delegation in Nigeria, announced the grant at a meeting with President Buhari in Abuja.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, also confirmed this in a tweet on Tuesday.

Adesina said “EU gives Nigeria a grant of 50 million Euro to fight COVID-19. Head of EU delegation, Amb Ketil Karlsen, at the event commended President Buhari for “your powerful address to the nation last night,” and for “the bold and necessary measures you’ve taken.”

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