African Development Bank Donates 400 Cars To Nigeria

The African Development Bank is collaborating with The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Ministry Of Labour and Employment to distribute over 400 Peugeot cars to Nigerians

Mr Ebrima Faal, the Senior Director, Nigeria Country Department, AfDB said this at the 2018 first half cacus Meeting organised by the bank last week in Abuja.

He said ” We are giving these Vehicles at the rate of 200,000, no collateral or any form of additional Payment is involved. This is a poverty reduction and pro-people transportation programme of the African Development Bank and The Federal Government

The Programme is part of the greater strategic plan of the AfDB to transform Nigeria to a millennium model Nation with environmentally friendly transportation system, aimed at a general elevation of the living standards of the Nigerian people. It empowers the poor and offers him/her the opportunity to own a brand new car at just 200,000 without collateral.

The Minister for Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, assured everyone at the event that the issuance of the vehicles will be on first come-first serve basis. “The AfDB has done the ultimate for us; the ball is now in our courts to do the needful,’’ he said. Interested Nigerians are to apply at the Department of Skills acquisition and Empowerment at the various Zonal offices of the Ministry of Labour and Employment Nationwide or can easily apply via the official email of the Ministry. ” ministryoflabour.ng ”

He commended AfDB President, Mr Akinwumi Adesina, for such an initiative for Nigerians and described it as an Healthy development.

CALISTUS FASHOLA
Special Adviser to the Hon. Minister.
(Media and Publicity)
June 3, 2018.

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