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.
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.
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.