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Kogi Begins Vaccination One Month After Nigeria Launched Exercise


The Kogi State government has at long last initiated the immunization of inhabitants against COVID-19 in the state.

This comes one month after the Nigerian government dispatched the activity with the immunization of four bleeding edge medical services laborers in Abuja on March 5, 2021.

Kogi is the remainder of the 36 conditions of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to initiate the inoculation work out.

Talking at an occasion to hail off of the activity on Tuesday, the Commissioner for Health in Kogi, Haruna Saka, guaranteed the inhabitants that no one would be denied of taking the immunization poke.

He expressed that the state government has settled not to urge any person in Kogi to take the immunization, focusing on that it would just be controlled at person’s solicitation.

A record photograph of a clinical specialist getting the Oxford-AstraZeneca antibody at the National Hospital in Abuja on March 5, 2021.

The chief unveiled that the state government got around 16,900 portions of the Oxford-AstraZeneca immunization, adding that another clump of 16,900 dosages were required to be conveyed to the state a long time.

He praised the state lead representative, Yahaya Bello, for his proactive measures towards securing the existences of individuals and said thanks to him for making the immunizations accessible to individuals of the state.

The occasion was gone to by some top government authorities in the state who took the antibody pokes.

Among the individuals who got the immunization was Dr Abubakar Yakubu, the Executive Director of Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KSPHCDA).

The Kogi State government took conveyance of the initially set of 16,900 dosages of the AstraZeneca immunization on Monday night.

Dr Yakubu drove a group of authorities of KSPHCDA and the Kogi State Ministry of Health to get the antibodies at the National Program on Immunization Unit of the State Central Medical Store in Lokoja, the state capital.


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