SGF, ministers, PTF members receive COVID-19 vaccines Monday



The Secretary to the of the (SGF) and the Chairman Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr and members of the PTF will on Monday in Abuja receive doses of the Oxford- COVID-19 vaccines.

The Director Press, Office of the SGF (OSGF), Mr. Willie Bassey, said this in a notice on .

The development was coming heels of the duo of President Muhammadu and Yemi Osinbajo, received their doses of the vaccine, live, on Saturday at the Presidential .

The SGF and the PTF members would received theirs on Monday after it got a clearance from the Executive Director National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib.

Bassey said that the vaccination would be held at the OSGF during the weekly live joint national of the taskforce.

This means that the PTF regular members, including the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed; Minister of Environment, Muhammad Mahmood; Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora; Director General, Nigeria Centre Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr  Chikwe Ihekweazu; and the National Incident Manager (NIM) PTF, Dr. Mukhtar Muhammad among others were expected to join Mustapha to receive jabs of the vaccines that first arrived in the country last Tuesday.

The News Agency of  Nigeria (NAN), reports that the Nigerian began the vaccine roll out at the National Hospital, Abuja last frontine health workers and support staff.(NAN)