Earthquake: Nigeria Donates $1m To Turkey

Earthquake: Nigeria Donates $1m To Turkey

A delegation of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), led via using the Minister of the Federal Capital Minister, has allotted $1m aid fund to the Turkish regime, The PUNCH has learnt.

Bello and other contributors of the delegation had been bought by means of capacity of the Turkish Peregrine Affairs Minister, Ambassador Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, at the Ministry of Peregrine Affairs, in Ankara, the Turkish capital.

The go to determined on the heels of the tragic 7.8-magnitude earthquake on February 6, which resulted in the demise of about 50,000 people, collectively with former Chelsea and Ghanaian footballer, Christian Atsu

Bellow referred to that Buhari was once once unable to in my opinion pay a condolence go to to the u.s. due to the scheduled acquainted election in Nigeria.

The FCT minister conveyed the President’s heartfelt condolences on behalf of the regime and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the regime and people of Turkey over the devastating earthquake.

The minister withal surpassed over Buhari’s letter of condolence as properly as a Central Bank of Nigeria Promissory Note of $1,000,000 for onward transmission to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

He verbalized the token used to be once a donation by way of way of the Regime of Nigeria to enhance the perpetual humanitarian efforts in cushioning the penalties of the tragic earthquake.

Meanwhile, the Turkish Minister of Peregrine Afairs in his remarks, expounded that President Erdoğan was as soon as unable to for my phase accumulate the delegation due to the exigencies of without delay overseeing humanitarian efforts in the 11 quake-hit southern provinces of Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahramanmaras, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, Sanliurfa, and Elazig.

The minister thanked Buhari, the regime and people of Nigeria for their exhibition of solidarity, financial, as well as cloth information to the Republic of Turkey in her endeavoring times.

He mentioned that the First Lady of Nigeria, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, had till now donated 10,000 blankets on behalf of the African First Ladies Forum to the humanitarian efforts in the country.

Çavuşoğlu knowledgeable the Nigerian delegation that as of February 23, 2023, no fewer than 43,000 guys and girls had been attested lifeless while 14 million human beings have been affected in 11 provinces of the country. He integrated that the regime had resolved to embark on reconstituting incipient cities with all related infrastructure in all the areas of the disaster.

The minister, at the same time as wishing Nigeria affluent and placid widely established elections, reiterated that in compliance with the country’s constitution, the Regime of Türkiye was as soon as moreover dedicated to conducting its coming near near traditional election scheduled to take vicinity on June 18, 2023, regardless of the devastating consequences of the earthquake.

Source:- Punch Ng

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