Nigeria’s minister of Minister of Budget and National Planning says the country and Japan have signed agreement on a project involving 14.2 million US dollar grant to strengthen the diagnostic capacity of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The minister, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, said this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Akpandem James, on Tuesday.
Concise News understands that the total cost of the project is One Billion Five Hundred and Eighty Million Japanese Yen, equivalent to 14.24 million US dollars.
“Under the ERGP we are committed to improve the accessibility, affordability and quality of healthcare,” he said.
“We are therefore appreciative of the Japanese Government for supporting this project which is directed at improving healthcare in Nigeria.”