Project ID: 2134

Chinese government funds 500 million Nigerian Naira for 4 Primary Schools in Nigeria

Commitment amount

$ 4352441.762

Constant 2017 USD

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Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Nigeria

Sector

Education (Code: 110)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2009

Completion

2012

2012-02-23

Actual

Description

On July 30, 2009, the Chinese Government and the Government of Nigeria signed a grant agreement worth 500 million naira for the Rural Primary School Project. The agreement was signed by Minister of State for Education, Hajiya Aishatu Dukku. This project involved the construction of four rural primary schools with blocks of classrooms & staff rooms in Kaduna State, Katsina State, Ogun State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Each school has a block of six classrooms, one administrative block, seven toilets, one borehole, furniture for pupils, a car park and an all round fencing. 3 Chinese contractors were involved in implementation: China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), Anhui Construction Engineering Group Company and Guangdong Xinguang International Group. CCECC was responsible for the schools in Kaduna and Katsina State. Anhui Construction Engineering Group Company was responsible for the Nyanya primary school in Abuja (FCT). Guangdong Xinguang International Group was responsible for the school in Ogun State. This project was officially completed and handed over to the Nigerian authorities on February 23, 2012. Upon completion of the project, the Chinese Government and the Nigerian Government discussed a proposal for the construction of more primary schools in Kebbi, Yobe, AkwaIbom, Cross River, Enugu, Benue and Delta states.

Additional details

The Chinese project title is 援尼农村小学 or 援尼小学项目. One (media) source identifies the value of the grant commitment as $7.2 million.

Number of official sources

7

Number of unofficial sources

7

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Nigeria [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Anhui Construction Engineering Group [State-owned Company]; China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) [State-owned Company]; Guangdong Xinguang International Group [State-owned Company]