The Federal Government has started the distribution of the AstraZeneca Oxford Covid-19 vaccine to States, following its arrival into Nigeria on rhe 2nd of March, 2021.
Most states Governors including the Osun, Kaduna, Ondo, Borno and Ekiti Governors, have confirmed to have received the Covid-19 vaccine and confirmed it safe to use.
The chairman of the Nigeria’s Governors Forum and the Ekiti State Governor, Dr John Kayode Fayemi has confirmed that he had received the jab of the AstraZeneca Oxford Covid-19 vaccine today and that there was no side effects. He had encouraged citizens to take the vaccine.
This is coming following the federal government aim that, half of Nigerian citizens should have been vaccinated at the end of 2021.