Japan inaugurates Lagos US$ 69,432 Primary Health Care Project Friday
The Embassy of Japan will Friday inaugurate the $69,432 Ikola Primary Health Care Centre in Alimosho Local Government Area in Lagos State.
The newly improved facility, implemented by Street-to-School Initiative, will be handed over to Ikola Community at the handover ceremony with presence of Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Yutaka Kikuta.
In a statement emailed to Apex News Thursday the Embassy hopes that the assistance will contribute to improvement of health services and will strengthen the amicable relationship between Japan and Nigeria.
According to the statement, under the Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP) Scheme, 164 projects worth US$11,415,338 have been implemented throughout Nigeria since 1998.
“Meeting diverse needs and bringing a direct impact on the well-being of grass-roots communities, the GGP is designed to provide grant assistance to non-profit organizations implementing development projects at the grass-roots level. Today, the GGP is the Japanese assistance scheme well-known for its swift and pro-poor approaches in this country,” the statement noted.