Jubilation As Nigeria Takes Delivery Of Covid-19 Vaccines

-Akintunde Fawaz

 

Federal Government  of Nigeria today recieved 3.924m doses of Astra-Zeneca COVID -19 vaccines from the COVAX Facilitie.

s The COVAX Facility is the global pooled procurement mechanism for COVID-19 vaccines through which COVAX will ensure fair and equitable access to vaccines for all 190 participating economies, using an allocation framework formulated by Word Health Organization WHO.

The Vaccines arrives Nigeria through Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Tuesday Morning and were received by the Chairman presidential task force on COVID -19 and Secretary to Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha and his team Boss Mustapha in his remark said the arrival of the Astra-Zeneca vaccines today, marks a significant milestone in the National Response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

The delivery of the vaccine came with a little excitement for the ruling party, APC as the social media handlers of the party celebrated the delivery with spicy headlines ‘History Made As Nigeria Takes Delivery Of 3.9m Covid Vaccines’.