Nigerian govt, Germany sign 10m Euros polio aid agreement

Written by on June 21, 2017

The Federal Government and the Government of Germany on Wednesday signed a 10 million Euros aid agreement to eradicate polio in Nigeria.

The agreement was signed in Abuja between Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama and the German Ambassador to Nigeria Bernhard Schlagheck.

Onyeama said that the 10 million Euros grant would facilitate Nigeria’s quest to totally eradicate polio in the country.

He noted with concern that government’s efforts had some setbacks due to the activities of terrorism in the North Eastern part of the country.

The German ambassador expressed optimism that the grant would go a long way in achieving the desired goal.


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