Governor Lalong of Plateau State
The Plateau Government on Tuesday confirmed the receipt of 105, 600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the prevention of the spread of the virus in the state.
The state Health Commissioner, Dr Lar Ndam, confirmed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Pankshin.
“We have just received delivery of 105, 600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government through the Yakubu Gowon Airport.
“The plane brought the vaccines about an hour ago and we have safely kept them in our cold rooms.
“Our next step will be immediate onward distribution to our Cold Chains around the 17 local government areas.
“Once we do that, we shall commence the vaccination exercise without further delay to safe our people from the ravaging virus,” he said.
Ndam regretted the situation whereby Plateau is branded as an epic centre of the pandemic.
NAN reports that state government has trained 4, 296 health workers to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in the state on the residents. (NAN)