PHOTO NEWS: Nigeria receives first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine


By Wale Ameen

Nigeria this Tuesday, received its first consignment of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, thus making it the third West African country after Ghana and Ivory Coast to do so.

The Covid-19 vaccine consignment with a total of 3.9 million doses was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja by the Federal Government delegation led byEnahire Osagie, the health minister, and Faisal Shuaib, executive director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency.

The consignment arrived the country in an Emirates Boeing 777-300 airplane at about noon.

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