COVID-19 vaccination: NPHCDA begins online registration of Nigerians


Nigerian interested in taking COVID-19 vaccines may proceed to the website of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) for registration.

The agency disclosed this in a series of messages posted on its Twitter handle on Monday.

“We have provided an e-registration link to enable Nigerians (to) register for the #COVID19Vaccine themselves, obtain their pre-vaccination numbers and schedule their preferred date and time for vaccination,” one of the messages quoted the agency’s Executive Director, Faisal Shuaib, as saying.

“To register for #COVID19 Vaccination, visit our website and click on COVID-19 Vaccination e-registration,” another message read.

The agency however made it clear that in the first phase of the vaccination, health care workers, frontline workers, including the military, police, oil and gas workers, Nigerians at the border posts, and strategic leaders among others will be prioritised.

In another message, the NPHCDA disclosed that a female healthcare professional, Osindeinde Abodede, emerged the first person to register for the vaccination.

The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Tuesday.


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