The Governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun has confirmed that the state has taken the delivery of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine.
The State recieved 50,000 doses of vaccine in the first supply.
Governor Abiodun via his social media handle on Monday stated, “We are the first State in the Federation to receive such consignment, and the State specially appreciates President @MBuhari & the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha
“On behalf of the Ogun State Government, I received in Abeokuta, 50,000 doses of the total 100,000 #COVID19 vaccines in the first supply”.
Having met the requirements for disbursement, Ogun State becomes the first state to receive the vaccine in Nigeria.
On Tuesday, Nigeria received its first batch of of AstraZeneca Vaccine.
The Country commenced its COVID-19 vaccination with three doctors and a nurse in Abuja last Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has also been vaccinated against the Virus on Saturday, they took doses of the vaccine at the banquet hall of the presidential villa in Abuja.
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