The Federal Government has received 3,002,400 doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine donated by the government of Italy.
The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, while acknowledging receipt of the donated vaccine doses in Abuja on Monday, applauded the Italian government for the donation.
He said, “Today, we took delivery of 3,002,400 doses of the Johnson and Johnson brand of the COVID-19 vaccines, a generous donation from the Government of Italy.
“We appreciate the sincerity and commitment of the Government of Italy and European delegates to the global efforts in halting this pandemic for nations of the world to return to their normal way of life.
“We wish to also seize this opportunity to call on eligible Nigerians who are yet to be vaccinated or who are due for their second or booster dose to please avail themselves of current opportunities to receive their COVID-19 vaccines”.