France Supports Nigeria's Health Sector

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 / 06:17 PM / by Ambassade de France au Nigeria / Header Image Credit: France in Nigeria

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France is providing a 55 million Euros loan to Nigeria to improve the health sector


Mrs. Emmanuelle Blatmann, Ambassador of France to Nigeria and Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, Federal Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, signed on 13 January the first loan from the Treasury to Nigeria since 1990.


This concessional loan of EUR 55 million aims at renovating public health infrastructures and equipment in Oyo State.


In line with the wishes of the Governor of the State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, particular emphasis has been placed on the renovation of all the 300 or so clinics in the State. Several hospitals will also be provided with new specialised care units, including paediatrics and surgery, as well as ambulances.

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