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The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has unveiled that 2.3 m Nigerians enlisted for Coronavirus inoculation in under 24 hours after it declared the dispatch of an entrance for enrollment for the immunization.
Chief Head of NPHCDA, Faisal Shuaib unveiled that there is energy in Nigeria over Monday’s appearance of 4m dosages of AstraZeneca Coronavirus punches in a meeting on Channels television.
“I can tell you that there is a lot of excitement [about the vaccine arrival]. I know some people have their concerns and we are trying but I want to give you an example of the enthusiasm that Nigerians are showing around wanting to take these vaccines.
“Around midday on Monday when we launched the e-registration platform, in less than 24 hours, we already had up to 2.3m Nigerians who had registered. And that number continues to increase.”
He added that the first batch of vaccines is a major boost in Nigeria’s fight against the disease which has been contracted by over 150,000 people in the nation
“So, we take that very seriously and this is why we are going to be working very hard.
“Indeed, the immunizations are here, yet there is much harder work that requirements to proceed to ensure that we convey the antibodies into the arms of Nigerians in a manner that is deferential, in a way that is calm.”