The Ogun State government has taken delivery of an initial set of 50,000 doses of the first batch of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Governor Dapo Abiodun received the vaccines on Monday at the Government House in the Okemosan area of Abeokuta, the state capital
He gave an assurance that the vaccines would be deployed immediately across the 236 wards of the 20 local governments of the state.
The governor was delighted that Ogun was the first to receive the first batch of the vaccines among the comity of states in the country.
According to him, the vaccines will be promptly distributed to ensure seamless vaccination exercise as the state awaits another set of 50,000 doses.
Governor Abiodun commended President Muhammadu Buhari for what he described as his purposeful leadership in the fight against the pandemic.