COVID-19: Lagos Gov’t may administer vaccines on Thursday


Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, revealed that the State may begin to administer the Coronavirus (COVID-19), vaccines from the Federal Government on Thursday.

Sanwo-Olu stated this at Lagos House, Ikeja when the Head of Mission and the World Health Organization (WHO), Representative for Nigeria, Doctor Walter Mulombo paid him a courtesy visit.

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According to Sanwo-Olu, he is committed to building an enduring relationship with the WHO to provide quality healthcare service to its citizens.

He said: “The Lagos State COVID-19 Vaccines steering Committee has designed a level of strategy and an elaborate process to ensure it is administered well while calling for more support of the WHO as well as other international health institutions.

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Recall that the Lagos State government took delivery of five hundred and seven thousand stock of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday.

Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo, the Head of Mission and the WHO’s Representative for Nigeria, commended Sanwo-Olu’s administration for being proactive in its contribution and excellence response system, on making Nigeria polio-free as well as its second to none efforts in Africa at containing COVID-19 while imploring health workers to key into the role out of vaccines in order to revive the economy of Nigeria.


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