Japan Bolsters Classroom-Building Project in Nigeria

Japan has extended a grant worth 1.9 billion Nigerian naira (USD12.65 million) to help build 287 classrooms in Nigeria’s primary schools.

This amount will fund the second phase of a project involving the construction of education infrastructure.  

From 2004 and 2008, the Japan International Cooperation Agency constructed 490 classrooms, including toilets, furniture, offices and boreholes in 70 schools under the first phase of the aid program, Nigerian Best Forum reports.

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