Nigerian Gov’t Receives Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Nigerian Gov’t Receives Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine

By Wires Editor | The Trent on September 4, 2020
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FILE PHOTO: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk together on the sidelines of the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum in Sochi, Russia, October 23, 2019. | Sergei Chirikov/REUTERS/

The Federal Government on Friday, September 4, 2020, said it has received samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine.

Osagie Ehanire, the minister of health, received the samples from the Russia Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin, during a visit to the ministry in Abuja.

This was disclosed in a statement by Director, Information, Media, and Public Relations, Olujimi Oyetomi in the ministry of health

According to the statement ‘Russian Federation Ambassador to Nigeria, H.E. Alexey L. Shebarshin on courtesy visit to Nigeria’s Health Ministers, Russian-made COVID-19 Vaccine finally here.”

Source: The Nation


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