Japan donates 9.25 million dollars to UNICEF Nigeria
"This contribution is part of Japan's increased efforts to stop children suffering and dying from preventable diseases in Nigeria."
- Akio Tanaka, Japanese ambassador to Nigeria
Abuja, Nigeria - The Japanese government Friday donated 9.25 million dollars (6.42 million euros) to UNICEF to support its child survival programmes in Nigeria, UNICEF said.
Abai said the donation will be spent on polio vaccines, oral rehydration sachets, treated mosquito nets and malaria prophylaxis for pregnant women.