The Osun State Authorities stated it has acquired doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Authorities.
DAILY POST studies that the Commissioner for Data and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, disclosed this on Tuesday, following the receipt of the vaccines by a state authorities delegation on the Akure Airport.
Egbemode stated the state authorities acquired the vaccines at about 7:11 pm on Tuesday, including that the federal government is ready to each protect and administer the vaccines, having skilled about 300 well being staff for the Vaccination train and put in storage amenities (chilly chain) throughout the 332 wards within the State.
She assured residents of the State that the federal government would quickly start the vaccination consistent with the scheduled tips laid down by the Nationwide Main Well being Care Improvement Company (NPHCDA).
She additionally suggested residents to shun the misinformation making the rounds in regards to the vaccines, including that the vaccines have been scientifically examined and authorized match for human use by the Nationwide Company for Meals and Medicine Administration and Management (NAFDAC).
Egbemode added that regardless of the administration of the vaccines, residents ought to proceed to look at all Covid-19 protocols laid down by the federal government.
The Medical Staff that acquired the doses of vaccine on behalf of Osum authorities embrace: Commissioner for Well being, Dr Rafiu Isamotu; Particular Adviser to the Governor on Public Well being, Dr. Siji Olamiju; and the Chairman, Osun Main Well being Care Improvement Board, Mr. Leke Ogunsola.
Osun receives doses of COVID-19 vaccine