No fewer than 231 NYSC, corps members have been administered with Astra Zeneka COVID-19 vaccine at the Mbaukwu/ Umuawulu, permanent orientation camp in Anambra state.
Anuli Molokwu, the assistant director and head of press and publicity, disclosed this on the two-day exercise which took place at the NYSC orientation camp, at Umuawulu/Mbaukwu in the state.
Coordinator of NYSC scheme, in Anambra state, Kehinde Aremu, said the exercised took place from May 22 to May 24.
As stated by Mrs. Molokwu said the vaccine was administered by officials of the State Primary Health Care Development Agency, assisted by the NYSC Corps medical personnel, supervised by the NCDC officials and the State Ministry of Health.
She said, “NYSC National Directorate Headquarters through its Director (PRS), Alh. Ahmed Wada Ikaka, a few days ago had advised State Coordinators to work out modalities to make vaccines available to interested corps members.
“Corps members who benefitted from the exercise expressed appreciation to the Director-General and the State Coordinator for making the vaccine available to them.”
Source: this Nigeria.com