Nigeria Begins COVID-19 Vaccination

As the arrived the country on Tuesday, March 2, Nigerians have begun vaccination as a medical doctor, Dr. Cyprian Nyong, of the National Hospital, Abuja, is expected to receive a jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford .

The Chairman of the and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, , flagged off the exercise on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, described the moment as a “watershed”

The , Osagie Ehanire, also said it was crucial “to first cater for those who cater for us”.

Nigeria had on Tuesday received about four million doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford shipped into the country through the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport.

Details later…


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