The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq has expressed delight on the arrival of 3.92 million doses of of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines in to the country.
The Minister made this known at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja during the receipt of the vaccines.
Hajiya Sadiya said the vaccines will help reduce the humanitarian issues in the country.
“COVID 19 is not only a health emergency but a humanitarian challenge for us in the ministry but with these vaccines now to be administered on our citizens, it will really go a long way in cushioning the humanitarian challenges that we are facing.
This demonstrates a milestone in the history of this country in the fight against COVID- 19 she added.