Lagos State received the highest allocation of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Tuesday, with 507,000 dozes.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) received about 219,800 doses; Kaduna State got 180,000.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu tweeted: “The state government will soon begin vaccinations in line with the scheduled guidelines laid down by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).”
A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotoso, added: “The first consignment of 507,000 Astra Zeneca COVID-19 COVAX vaccine provided by the Federal Government arrived in Lagos at 5a.m today (yesterday).
“The vaccine has been transferred from the airport to our state cold chain facilities for safe storage and inventory management.”
Acting Secretary, FCTA Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, said: “The vaccine allocated to FCT is 219, 800. The vaccines are in our cold store.”
According to him, there are 25 vaccination centres in the Municipal council, 10 in Bwari, 10 in Gwagwalada, eight in Kuje, seven in Kwali and the remaining five in the Abaji area council.
Kaduna Commissioner of Health, Dr Amina Mohammed-Baloni, said: “We have received adequate quantities for frontline health workers, essential staff and those covered in Phase I. We got 180,000 doses.”
Nasarawa, Osun, Ondo and Ekiti are other states that have received their allocations.
A statement by the press officer, the office of the Secretary to the Osun State Government, Mr. Jelili Tiamiyu, said the vaccine meant for Osun, Ondo and Ekiti arrived at Akure Airport at 7:11 pm. Osun got 54,240 doses.
Plateau State took delivery of 105, 600 doses yesterday.
Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Health, Prof Augustine Umoh, said the state was expecting the delivery of at least 45,000 doses.
Executive Secretary, Bauchi Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, said the state expects 150,000 doses.
Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mordi Ononye, said the vaccine was being expected.
Mr. Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde, said the state was expecting 102, 300 doses of the vaccine by Friday.Follow us on social media