COVID-19: 54m Nigerians fully vaccinated – NPHCDA

Covid-19 vaccination

THE National Primary Healthcare Development Agency says about 54 million Nigerians  have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 while over 60 million have taken the first dose of the vaccine.

The Executive Director of the agency, Faisal Shuaib, stated this on Thursday in Abuja during the  agency’s COVID-19 performance review meeting.

He said the agency had targeted vaccinating 70 percent of the eligible population by December 2022 and  had exceeded expectations  by fully vaccinating 53 % of the population,  63% for the first dose.

He commended the governors  of Nasarawa, Jigawa, Kwara, Kaduna and Borno States for providing the resources for primary health care.

-Daily Trust