[JUST IN] COVID-19: Nigeria Begins Vaccination

March 5, 2021
74 Views

Nigeria has commenced its COVID-19 vaccination as a medical doctor of the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Cyprian Nyong, received a jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccines.

Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, flagged off the exercise on behalf of the President Muhammadu Buhari.

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

Also, Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, said it was crucial “to first cater for those who cater for us”.

On Tuesday, Nigeria had received about four million doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine shipped into the country through the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport.

Details later…

You may be interested

APC, PDP represent darkness, Peter Obi is light – Babachir Lawal
News
News

APC, PDP represent darkness, Peter Obi is light – Babachir Lawal

Webby - February 4, 2023

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has described the duo of the Peoples Democratic Party,…

ICPC Nabs Bank Manager Sabotaging Withdrawal Of New Naira Notes
News
1 views
News
1 views

ICPC Nabs Bank Manager Sabotaging Withdrawal Of New Naira Notes

Webby - February 4, 2023

In a statement, Azuka Ogugua, spokesperson of the anti-graft agency, said the cash bundles were loaded into the ATMs while…

Meet Tina, Southern Kaduna’s Female Keke Operator (Photo)
News
20 views
News
20 views

Meet Tina, Southern Kaduna’s Female Keke Operator (Photo)

Webby - February 4, 2023

 The story has been told of Tina, the Nigerian keke operator from Southern Kaduna. *** Standing tall, bold and soft…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.