NGF Sets Up Team To Advise On Procurement, Administration Of COVID-19 Vaccines
The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has set up a team of experts to advise on the procurement and administration of the COVID-19 vaccines.
The decision was taken during the 24th teleconference meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum held on Wednesday.
The meeting was to deliberate the procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines in the country.
During the meeting with the NGF, three medical experts briefed the governors on the country’s preparedness for the procurement and administration of COVID vaccines and the level of collaboration required from all stakeholders, including the federal, state governments and the private sector.
They include Professor Oyewale Tomori, leading Virologist and former Vice-Chancellor of Redeemer’s University, Nigeria; Dr. Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA); Dr. Pamela Ajayi Founder/Managing Director Synlab Nigeria (formerly PathCare), President Healthcare Federation of Nigeria and Dr. Egbe Dawodu, Founding Partner of the Anadach Group.
It was later agreed that a team of experts led by Professor Oyewale Tomori will advise State governors on the procurement and administration of coronavirus vaccines in the country.
“Following the presentations, the Forum set up a team of experts led by Professor Oyewale Tomori to advise State governors on the procurement and administration of coronavirus vaccines in the country”.