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INEC Chairman Takes First Jab Of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

 

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu on Thursday acquired his first jab of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, becoming a member of tons of of Nigerians who’ve been vaccinated in opposition to the illness. 

Photos of the vaccination have been shared by the electoral physique on its official Twitter deal with.

“Hon. Chairman INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu receives first jab of COVID-19 Vaccine,” the fee stated.

Hon.Chairman INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu receives first jab of COVID-19 Vaccine. pic.twitter.com/tEvZhl7UJC

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) April 1, 2021

Also, INEC’s National Commissioner and IVEC Chairman, Festus Okoye Esq, bought his first dose of the COVID-19 jab.

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“National Commissioner and IVEC Chairman, Festus Okoye Esq receives first jab of COVID-19 Vaccine,” learn one other tweet.

National Commissioner and IVEC Chairman, Festus Okoye Esq receives first jab of COVID-19 Vaccine. pic.twitter.com/Wj7cN1arvu

— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) April 1, 2021

On Tuesday, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) stated 638,291 eligible folks have taken their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria.

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In its newest replace, the NPHCDA stated extra folks have continued to obtain the vaccine jabs throughout all states of the nation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), besides in Kogi State the place authorities have but to start vaccination.

The newest determine signifies that 124,665 extra eligible folks took the vaccine jabs within the final two days, following the 513,626 complete determine that was reported on Sunday.

It additionally exhibits a rise of 6.2 per cent of the proportion vaccinated, in contrast with the 25.5 per cent earlier reported.

An extra breakdown of the determine reveals that Lagos has the best variety of eligible individuals who have taken the vaccine jabs with a complete of 122,714.

The south-west state, which is described because the epicentre of the pandemic in Nigeria, maintains its standing as the one state to have surpassed the 100,000 mark.

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