The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will commence the administration of more than four million doses of covid19 Moderna vaccine donated by US on Tuesday.
Remember, the vaccine arrived Nigeria last week and was received by the officials of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund on behave of the Government.
The commencement of the vaccine on Tuesday was announced by The Presidential Steering Committee on covid19 today, Saturday, in a notice.
Willie Bassey, the Director of Press, office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, titled “Flag off of second batch of Moderna vaccine in Abuja”
It read; ‘As you may be aware, PSC has received over four million doses of Moderna vaccine donated by the US Government to Nigeria”.
” In view of the above, the flag off is scheduled as to hold on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at the Federal Medical Center, Jabi Abuja.”
The vaccine was handed over to The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control and has been screened accordingly.