World Health Organization (WHO) has disclosed that Nigeria will receive 60million doses of Oxford/Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the end of February.

Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on on Digital/New Media Tolu Ogunlesi made this known via his Twitter page on Saturday afternoon, February 6.




Quoting National Primary Health care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Ogunlesi highlighted that frontline health workers, elderly & persons with co-morbidities and strategic country leadership would be on Nigeria’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution priority list.


He stated that the information about COVID-19 allocation was shared at a joint press conference between NPHCDA and WHO which took place today.

The Presidential aide expressed that the press conference held to address misinformation earlier circulated that WHO disqualified Nigeria from receiving Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. He also expressed that the press conference held to address misinformation earlier circulated that WHO disqualified Nigeria from receiving Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

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