The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Monday in Abuja, started the administration of COVID-19 vaccination for FCT residents.
On the Asokoro District Hospital Abuja, Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, assured that the vaccine was secure.
Aliyu confirmed that the FCT Main Healthcare Board and companions, already accomplished a Chilly Chain Preparedness Evaluation and skilled all members of the 65 vaccination groups.
She added that the FCT may safely retailer, ship and administer the vaccines required to immunise all residents on this first part of COVID-19 vaccination.
Aliyu mentioned nationwide pointers for all phases of the vaccine roll-out shall be duly adopted to make sure equitable and truthful implementation for the 227,480 doses obtained.
The roll out prioritizes entrance line well being and non-health employees in all non-public and public COVID-19 isolation centres, remedy and laboratory centres.
Different well being employees, strategic leaders, army and paramilitary, in addition to FCTA and FCDA personnel will obtain theirs over the subsequent 10-day work interval.
“We could think about an extension of time for catch-up for many who could miss their appointments”, Aliyu added.
FCT Everlasting Secretary, Olusade Adesola urged residents to avail themselves of the chance to make sure that they have been vaccinated.
COVID-19 vaccination begins in Abuja