Faisal Shuaib, Government Director, Nationwide Major Well being Care Improvement Company (NPHCDA) on Monday, confirmed that COVID-19 vaccines have been deployed to states.
Nigeria obtained practically 4 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 final week.
The batch is a part of 16 million doses deliberate to be delivered over the following few months.
On the Presidential Activity Power briefing on Monday, Shuaib stated the supply of the vaccines might be accomplished on Tuesday.
Vaccine Accountability Officers (VAOs) in states and Native Authorities Areas (LGAs) will intently monitor the administration and utilisation.
The officers will guarantee retrieval of vaccine vials for correct disposal.
Precedence has been positioned on frontline well being employees, assist employees and the aged.
They’ve been inspired to register for the vaccination by www.nphcda.gov.ng.
Nigerian states obtain COVID-19 vaccines