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FG working on type and quantity of COVID-19 vaccines to procure – Finance Minister

additional provisions by way of a special supplementary budget to make more provisions for COVID-19 vaccinations,” she said.

The finance minister emphasized the commitment of lawmakers to providing a supplementary budget for additional spending on COVID-19 vaccines if needed.

On his part, Ben Akabueze, budget office director general, said Nigeria is expecting donations of COVID-19 vaccines that will cover 20% of its population and then acquire additional 50% of its vaccine requirement to achieve herd immunity.

As of Tuesday, Nigeria has 101,331 confirmed coronavirus cases; 80,491 patients have been discharged  and 1,361 deaths.

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