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Nigerians to have access to covid-19 vaccine by end of February

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The Nigerian Governors under the platform of Governors’ Forum has hinted that Nigerians would get access to Covid-19 vaccine by he end of February,

All the state Governors in a virtual meeting was collaborating with the World Bank towards making the supply successful

In a acommunique issued on Thursday, the Chairman of the forum, Kayode Fayemi briefed members on a meeting with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who currently heads the Board of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GOVI) on the supply of the vaccines.

The Ekiti State Governor reportedly told the meeting there is collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) “to facilitate pooled procurement and the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across developing countries. Nigeria is among 12 countries in Africa that have indicated readiness of the 92 qualified countries for the facility and will by end of February 2021 receive its first shipment of vaccines.”