The Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has confirmed that Nigeria will on Tuesday, March 2, obtain the primary batch of the coronavirus vaccines.
Mustapha, who can be the chairman, Presidential Job Drive on COVID-19, made the disclosure to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, NAN studies.
“Nigeria is ready to obtain its first 4 million cargo of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX.
“The vaccines ought to depart India on March 1, 2021 within the evening and arrive Abuja on the 2nd of March, 2021, ” he stated.
Recall that the Federal authorities had earlier introduced that the primary 4 million doses of the vaccines would arrive the nation by the top of February.
Mustapha, whereas evaluating the county’s response to COVID-19 previously one 12 months stated the PTF had carried out “very properly’’ with a really sturdy nationwide response.
He additionally praised Nigeria’s well being employees and the varied frontline employees for working arduous to fight the coronavirus pandemic.