Buhari Boosts Ebola Fight With $1m

PMBPresident Muhammadu Buhari has boosted ongoing efforts to rid the African continent of the Ebola Virus Disease with a pledge of $1 million (N230million).
This is in addition to the earlier $3.5 million commitment made towards the sub-regional Ebola response initiative.
The donation, according to a statement issued by the Director, Press Relations, Ministry of Health, Mrs. Ayo Adesugba, was announced at the International Conference on Africa’s Fight against Ebola, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, Tuesday.
Represented by Mr. Linus Awute, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, President Buhari said the latest donation was in the spirit of Africa helping Africans in the Ebola recovery and reconstruction drive.
The president also stressed that Nigeria is committed to up-scaling its efforts to rid the continent of Ebola.

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