Kwara Govt. commences COVID-19 vaccination in 4 phases


By Fatima Mohammed-Lawal

The Kwara Government on Friday commenced the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination, which would be conducted across the 16 local government areas (LGAs) of the state.

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazak of Kwara said at the inauguration of the campaign that the vaccination would also be conducted in four phases.

He stated that the initiative was a milestone in the national response to the fight against the dreaded pandemic.

Abdulrazak reiterated that the State Government would always prioritise the health of the citizenry, while urging them to endeavour to get the vaccine.

Dr Nusirat Elelu, the Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency, had earlier said the vaccine arrived the state on March 9, adding that 55,790 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines were received.

She stated that prior to the arrival of the vaccines to Kwara, a State Technical Working Group had been activated, with membership drawn from relevant stakeholders to serve as…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria