The Federal Government of Nigeria on Sunday announced it has postponed the administration of the second phase of the coronavirus vaccine doses indefinitely. This is coming after the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 3,707 new cases of the coronavirus in seven days
TOS NEWS reported on Saturday that the Director of Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, announced that the administration would commence on Tuesday.
However, in swift turn on Sunday, Bassey said the exercise had been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.
The notice titled, ‘Postponement of phase II of national vacation programme,’ reads, “This is to announce the postponement of the national flag-off exercise of phase II vaccination programme earlier scheduled for Tuesday this week due to unforeseen circumstances.
“A new date will be communicated, please.”
No fewer than 53 persons died from COVID-19 complications in Nigeria within two weeks.