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Lagos may start adminstering COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday



Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-olu, on Wednesday, revealed that the state may begin to adminster the COVID-19 vaccines from Federal Government from tommorow.


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

The governor also said it is committed to building an enduring relationship with the WHO to provide quality healthcare service to its citizens.

Sanwo-Olu said the Lagos State Covid-19 Vaccines steering Committee had designed a level of strategy and an elaborate process to ensure it was administered well while calling for more support of the WHO as well as other international health institution.

Earlier in his remarks, the Head of Mission and the WHO’s Representative for Nigeria, Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo commended the 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 in to the role out of the vaccines in order to revive the economy of the Nigeria.

Lagos State took delivery of five hundred and seven thousand stock of the AstraZenaca covid-19 vaccines on Tuesday.


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