The European Union has donated 50 million Euros to Nigeria for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
This was disclosed by a delegation from the European body who visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday.
President Buhari in his response has commended the European Union for the donation of a 50 million euros (N21 billion) to support Nigeria’s efforts at curbing the spread of the pandemic.
The President stated that the donation would go a long way in supporting Nigeria’s efforts at controlling and containing the virus to prevent community spread as well as revitalising the national health care systems.
He further commiserated with the EU over the death recorded so far from the pandemic.
In their remarks, the delegation described the donation, as the single largest donation to any African country by the EU.