The Edo State Government has received doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for distribution in the state.
A statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie, disclosed that the doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines were in the state government’s custody, saying the government was finalising arrangements for its deployment across the state.
Ogie added that the state was preparing a localised distribution mechanism for the rollout of the vaccines in line with the national plan.
“The Edo State Government is in the custody of doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Federal Government for distribution in the state. We are preparing a local distribution network to roll out the vaccines in line with the national plan,” the statement added.