The Federal Government of Nigeria will receive a second batch of over 300 tonnes of essential medical supplies from the European Union.
According to source, the medical supplies arrived the country Monday evening.
The second batch of essential medical supplies procured with funding support from the EU, under the One UN #COVID19 Basket Fund, managed by UNDP has arrived in the country, for onward delivery to the @NigeriaGov pic.twitter.com/A4EWlEOxyW
— EU in Nigeria 🇪🇺🇳🇬 (@EUinNigeria) July 27, 2020
The procurement of the supplies was made possible with support from the European Union Europe Aid under the One UN COVID19 Basket Fund.
Inspecting the supplies, Lealem Berhanu Dinku, Deputy Resident Representative, thanked Europe Aid and its partner donors for responding swiftly on the purchase of the supplies.
“We thank Europe Aid and other contributors to the Nigeria One UN COVID-19 response for their financial support that is making it possible for us to rapidly procure medical supplies through UNDP’s expansive procurement network.”
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria has been supporting the government in meeting its long term development aspirations by working with partners at federal and state levels.
The organisation stated that it is honoured to be standing in solidarity with Nigeria Government during this time of the COVID_19 crisis.