COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in Nigeria

From left: Mission Nigeria Deputy Chief of Mission Kathleen Fitzgibbon, Executive Director of the Nigerian National Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr. Faisal Shuaib, Minister of Health Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, Director General for the Nigerian National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Moji Adeyeye, World Health Organization Country Representative Dr. Walter Mulombo Kazadi, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Acting Country Director Dr. Omotayo Bolu welcomed the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, March 2. More than 60 interagency members from Mission Nigeria worked side-by-side with Nigerian counterparts on the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to share, plan, improve, and strengthen responses to the disease. 

Photo by Olaoluwa Aworinde

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