Bill Gates donates $1 million to Nigeria Covid 19 Fight

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Bill Gates donates $1 million to Nigeria Covid 19 Fight

Bill Gates has donated $1 million to the Nigerian government to fight COVID-19

– Mohamed Yahya, the UN Development Programme resident representative in Nigeria, made the disclosure on Tuesday, July 21

– The donation was made by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Read

Bill Gates has donated $1 million (N383,240,000) in support of the Nigerian government in addressing the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.

The disclosure was made by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) resident representative in Nigeria, Mohamed Yahya.

The money was paid by a UN finance support platform tagged “One UN COVID-19 Response Basket Fund. The fund is managed by the UNDP.

Yahya on Tuesday, July 21, said the donation was made by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He said: “Through the Basket Fund, the UN aims to ensure policy coherence, programmatic alignment, harmonisation, and coordination of support to the Government of Nigeria during the time of crisis.”

 

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