Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin, has on Friday, delivered samples of Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine to the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, during a visit to the Federal Ministry of Health, in Abuja, Page 36 learnt.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Ministry’s Director of Information, Media, and Public Relations, Olujimi Oyetomi.
The statement was titled: ‘Russian Federation Ambassador to Nigeria, H. E. Alexey L. Shebarshin, on courtesy visit to Nigeria’s Health Ministers, Russian-made Covid-19 Vaccine finally here’.
Speaking, Dr. Ehanire said that the vaccine would be referred to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, as well as the Nigeria Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, among other Agencies, for review and possible validation.
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