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Nigeria’s first batch of COVID-19 vaccines have finally arrived

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Nigeria's first batch of COVID-19 vaccines have finally arrived

African most populous country, Nigeria has finally received its first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX–a global initiative that seeks to ensure equitable distribution of the vaccines to all countries.

A website has also been provided for Nigerians to indicate if they are willing to take the vaccine.

AFP reports that a batch of four million COVAX vaccines have now landed in Nigeria.

The vaccines are produced by AstraZeneca-SKBio (Republic of Korea) and the Serum Institute of India.
The WHO gave the green light for the vaccines on Monday, February 15, 2021, ending a wait to have them rolled out globally through COVAX.

NAFDAC has also endorsed the vaccine.A recent survey indicates that six in ten Nigerians are willing to take the vaccine.

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has outlined how interested Nigerians can register for COVID-19 vaccination on its website.

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Let’s Vaccinate The World Against Hunger – Akinwumi Adesina

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Akinwumi Adesina

President of African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina laid emphasis on the need to eradicate hunger, adding that hunger kills faster than The dreaded Covid 19 pandemic.

The AFDB president took his Twitter and to urge the world to take seriously the hunger that as ravaging some part of the world especially africa.

“For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19.” He wrote

He also called world leaders in another tweet to Join in the figth against hunger.

Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger @POTUS @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris @antonioguterres @EmmanuelMacron @BorisJohnson @FAODG @IFADPresident @WFPChief @WorldFoodPrize @SUN_Movement @DrTedros @AminaJMohammed

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Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his wife and others have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a flag-off ceremony in the government house, GRA, Benin City, Monday, March 15, 2021.
Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Others who received the vaccination include: Edi state deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu and his wife, Maryann, secretary to the state government, Osarodion Ogie Esq. among others.

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Lagos state Governor has received Fhe Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

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Lagos state Governor has received Fhe Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwolu has received Fhe Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine, which took place in at the Infectious Diseases Hospital(IDH), Yaba.

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