Ukraine Donates 25,000 Tons Of Wheat To Nigeria To Help Food Crisis

Date: 04-03-2024 12:29 pm (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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Amid the worsening economic crisis in the country, war-torn Ukraine has donated 25,000 tons of wheat to tackle the emergency food crisis affecting over 1.3 million people in northeast Nigeria.

The development is part of the United Nations World Food Programme, WFP's response in northeast Nigeria amidst inflation and food price spikes.

The contribution is also part of Ukraine’s humanitarian “Grain from Ukraine” initiative launched by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

The shipment was made possible through the collaborative effort from the United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Luxembourg, Norway, Republic of Korea and Sweden, which has helped cover the costs of transporting the wheat from Ukraine to Nigeria and its distribution to the families who need it.

WFP, representative and Country Director in Nigeria, David Stevenson, said; “We extend our heartfelt thanks to the Government of Ukraine, partners, and donors for their unwavering support through the Grain from Ukraine Initiative.

“This collaborative effort plays a crucial role in alleviating suffering and maintaining human dignity in areas facing conflict and food price increase.

“WFP has the tools and willingness to support the government in restoring and unlocking the agricultural potential of northeast Nigeria making it again the breadbasket of the country. But we cannot achieve this alone.

“Collective action is needed to bring peace and stability, ensure stable markets, encourage financial investments, and generate employment through enhanced collaboration with Nigerian private sector partners, suppliers, transporters, service providers, and retailers”.

Posted: at 4-03-2024 12:29 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 4-03-2024 01:36 PM (1 month ago)
if a country at war can still somehow AGAIN somehow produce some food product! well, buhari was right!! YOU PEOPLE NEED TO DO MORE FARMING!!!! U CAN'T EAT MONEY COS IT PAPER!!! U NEED FOOD!!!  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 4-03-2024 01:36 PM (1 month ago) | Grande Master
- 419EXHBT at 4-03-2024 02:51 PM (1 month ago)
Weep for Africa !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: at 4-03-2024 02:51 PM (1 month ago) | Upcoming
- kp45 at 4-03-2024 05:02 PM (1 month ago)
If a country at war can supply Nigeria then Nigerian leaders should question theirself and be ashame
Posted: at 4-03-2024 05:02 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- fineboy77 at 4-03-2024 07:05 PM (1 month ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh?

Posted: at 4-03-2024 07:05 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- kacylee at 4-03-2024 08:36 PM (1 month ago)
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the same Ukraine that is at war.. quite shameful for JAGABAN govt

Posted: at 4-03-2024 08:36 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero


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