FG gives 47 vehicles, military equipment to Niger Republic for AfCFTA summit

Posted by News Express | 6 July 2019 | 877 times

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The Federal Government has provided 47 vehicles and military equipment to the government of Niger Republic as assistance towards the successful hosting of the 12th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union on African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the First Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the AU and the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in Niamey.

The items which, were donated at the request of the Nigerien government, include 100 bulletproof vests worth 2.8 million CFA, five Toyota Coastal buses and two Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs).

Also donated for the purpose of the events but to be returned to Nigeria are 40 other vehicles of different brands. (Saturday Tribune)


Source: News Express

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