The government of Lagos state has taken delivery of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government, Njenje Media News reports.
This was made known by the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu while speaking at the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration.
The event which took place at the Police College, Ikeja, was organized by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
Governor Sanwo-Olu added that the State Government received the vaccines at about 4:00 am on Tuesday, noting that the vaccines have been kept in a safe place.
He assured Lagosians that the State government will soon commence the vaccinations in line with the scheduled guidelines laid down by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).
Governor Sanwo-Olu also implored Lagosians to continue to keep to all the COVID-19 protocols like wearing facemasks, washing and sanitizing their hands, and observing social distance.