States announces arrival of COVID-19 vaccine as the distribution to States kick start today


Follow the announcement of distribution of COVID-19 vaccine to all states which started on Monday, Lagos the epicenter of the virus have announced the arrival of their share of the vaccine


The announcement was made via twitter by the  the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. He however did not disclose how many doses the state received.


Earlier today Executive Director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, says the distribution of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to the states started on Monday and its delivery would be completed on Tuesday.

He stated this in Abuja at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

“The delivery of the vaccines to the states is predicated on satisfactorily meeting the conditions to keep them safe and potent.

“We’re designating vaccine accountability officers in the states and local government areas to closely monitor the management and utilization of the vaccines.

“These VAOs will also ensure retrieval of vaccine vials for proper disposal,” Shuaib said.

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