Japan To Provide N600 Million For Wheel Chairs In Nigeria

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Updated March 11, 2013

Nigeria and Japan have signed an agreement of N600 million for the provision of wheel chairs and walking support for people with disability in the country.

The Japanese ambassador to Nigeria, Ryuichi Shoji

Speaking during the signing ceremony in Abuja, the Japanese ambassador to Nigeria, Ryuichi Shoji said the donation is to cover the thirty six states of the federation and federal capital territory.

On his part, the minister of National planning, Shamsudeen Usman said that the gesture will assist over 16.7million Nigerians living with one form of disability or the other.