The FG has announced the release of N29.1 billion to the NPHCDA as an advance for the operational cost of deployment of the Covid-19 vaccines.
This initiative is coming at a time when a good number of Nigerians are yet to accept the Covid-19 vaccine and promised not to take them.
The NPHCDA has stated that it has vaccinated 1,043,737 persons, which is 51.9% of the targeted total proportion.
The NPHCDA has disclosed that Nigeria is expecting about 70 million Johnson and Johnson single-shot COVID-19 vaccines.
The Lagos State Government has announced it has successfully vaccinated over 120,000 Lagosians since the exercise commenced.
The NPHCDA has disclosed that it has vaccinated about 513,626 Nigerians since it commenced vaccination.
The NPHCDA has stated that about 9.5% of Nigerians have been so far vaccinated.
NPHCDA has stated that it has delivered the covid-19 vaccines to 35 states in the country.
The NPHCDA says over 50% of Nigerians have agreed to take the Covid-19 vaccine.
The NPHCDA has stated that it has not recorded any adverse effect from the AstraZeneca vaccine in Nigeria.