Nigeria Government has taken delivery of about 3.9M doses of the AstraZeneca Vaccine on Tuesday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
This was made known by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, via its Twitter account.
It says: “On hand to receive it, the Chairman PTF on #COVID19, Boss Mustapha, Hon. Minister of Health, Hon. Minister for Information, Our ED, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, DG NAFDAC, DG NCDC, Ambassadors and Development Partners.
“Dr. Faisal Shuaib could barely hide his excitement and happiness as he welcomed guests. Nigeria is grateful to the COVAX Facility for making this a reality for all Nigerians.
“With the vaccine, Nigeria will be joining other countries to combat further spread of the virus”.