Afreximbank announces that it has invested 3.5 billion dollars in Ivory Coast

Visiting Côte d’Ivoire, the president of the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank), Benedict Oramah, said on Tuesday July 5 that the institution has invested nearly 3.5 billion USD as part of its cooperation with the country.

The Nigerian was received in audience by Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara. He said he took stock of cooperation between Côte d’Ivoire and Afreximbank, before adding that the country has made progress on the Covid-19 vaccine campaign.

Before taking leave of his host, the president of Afreximbank announced the prospects of a financial contribution for the continuation of the said campaign within the framework of the initiative of the African Fund for the acquisition of vaccines (Avat) of the African Union, access to 220 million doses of the single-injection Covid-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, with the ability to order 180 million additional doses.

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