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Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccines Arrive Nigeria

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The Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccines have arrived the country.

The vaccines arrived around noon on Tuesday, via an Emirates airline.

The Federal Government had earlier announced that Nigeria will receive the first tranche of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021.

This was made known by the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha.

The PTF chairman who also doubles as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), explained that the first shipment of 3,924,000 million doses of covid-19 vaccines is from COVAX, a World Health Organization (WHO)backed initiative set up to procure and ensure equitable distribution of vaccines for free among countries across the globe.

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency yesterday Monday, also announced that Nigerians can now register for the COVID-19 vaccination via its website.

To register, visit http://nphcda.gov.ng/  and click on ‘COVID-19 Vaccination e-registration.

 

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