The Federal Government on Friday received samples of Russia ’ s COVID – 19 vaccine.
Russia ’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin, delivered the samples to the Minister of Health , Osagie Ehanire, during a visit to the ministry in Abuja .
Also present at the event were the Minister of State for Health , Olorunnimbe Mamora ; top management of the Health Ministry and other Nigerian Scientists .
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 . ’