Nigeria seeks India collaboration on production of vaccineNigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


The Federal Government on Friday solicited the collaboration of Government of India to produce vaccine against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said this in Abuja at the handling over ceremony of medicines donated by Indian Government to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to aid the fight against COVID-19.

Ehanire told the envoys that the partnership on vaccine production would help to address the need of the country and that of the ECOWAS sub region.

“An area of interest I will like to stress is vaccine production; we are also a vaccine production aspiring country.

“Nigeria is presently in a joint venture with a private company on exploring vaccine production to meet the need of the country.

“We will like to collaborate with you, with the advance science in India to address the vaccine needs in Nigeria and in the ECOWAS sub region,’’the minister said.

He told his guests that he just attended meeting of the ECOWAS Ministers of…

Source: Guardian Newspaper