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.”
"We are exploring all knowledge in terms of therapeutics & vaccines". pic.twitter.com/qQsp3aIQxm
— Federal Ministry of Health, NIGERIA (@Fmohnigeria) September 4, 2020
Source: The Nation