The assertion is contained in the agency’s new review of 15 studies released Tuesday.
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The exercise, for those that already took the first dose weeks back, will also be opened to those seeking to take the first dose.
Umahi, while inaugurating the campaign at a brief ceremony at the Ecumenical Centre, encouraged citizens to freely take the vaccines, as they were effective and free of side effects.
Lalong issued the directive on Monday in Jos at the flag-off of the COVID-19 mass vaccination campaign.
Abubakar stated this at the 2021 4th quarter review meeting of Northern Traditional Leaders Committee on Primary Health Care Delivery in Abuja.
The Director, Planning Research and Statistics, NPHCDA, Dr. Abdullahi Bulama Garba, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja.
Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 pandemic and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, announced this during the Committee’s briefing in Abuja.
UNICEF Chief of Field Office in Kano, Maulid Warfa, gave the charge at a Media Dialogue on COVID-19.
The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, gave the hint at a press briefing briefing in Abuja on Tuesday.
Other issues expected to be discussed during the meeting are the planned commencement of the second phase of the COVID- 19 vaccination, and the Water Resources Bill, pending before the National Assembly among others.
Osinbajo made the call on Monday at the send-off ceremony for Team Nigeria, formal handover of the Nigerian contingent to the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and unveiling of the team’s official kit.
This, it said, could happen even after the country had been certified free of polio by the World Health Organisation (WHO), hence the need for the media to increase awareness for persons in the North-east to embrace routine immunisation.
Executive Secretary of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Babatunde Salau, made this known to newsmen on Friday in Abeokuta.
The NPHCDA disclosed this in its official Twitter handle on Sunday.
He was administered the injection by the police medical team in collaboration with the medical staff from the ministry of health.
The two, both hospital staff members, had received the AstraZeneca vaccine less than 14 days before getting ill, the authority that runs public hospitals in Copenhagen said.
Its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, told newsmen at the institution in Keffi on Friday that the university recently received about 60 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the state government.
The Commissioner made this known on Thursday while making clarification on those eligible to take part in the phase one of the vaccination campaign.
The agency disclosed this in a series of messages posted on its Twitter handle, @NphcdaNG, on Monday.
The Emirates Group on Tuesday rolled out the COVID-19 vaccination programme for its substantial UAE based workforce in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority and the Ministry of Health and Prevention.