The first consignment of 507,000 Astra Zeneca COVID-19 COVAX vaccines provided by the Federal Government arrived in Lagos at 5a.m today. The vaccines have been transferred from the airport to our State cold chain facilities for safe storage and inventory management.
The Federal Government Phase 1 rollout plan, which is targeting frontline and essential personnel, will be communicated in the next few days. Additional consignments are expected.
Details of the vaccine rollout will be clearly articulated to the public by the Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who has inaugurated a multi-stakeholder COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Distribution Committee chaired by the Honorable Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.