BUA Group Buys 1million Doses Of AstraZeneca (Covid19) Vaccine For Nigeria
BUA Group Buys 1million Doses Of AstraZeneca (Covid19) Vaccine For Nigeria.
Bua Group Buys 1Million doses Of AstraZeneca Vaccine For Nigeria. One of Nigeria’s largest business groups (BUA, has paid for one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for the country, with a commitment to buy additional four million doses, all to be distributed to Nigerians at no cost.
The first batch of one million doses of the vaccine, which is expected to be delivered by next week, will be the first delivery of inoculations to Nigeria since the COVID-19 vaccines became available.
The Founder of BUA Abdul Samad Rabiu said the vaccines will be distributed free to Nigerians at no cost.
“BUA decided to secure these one million vaccines by paying the full amount for the vaccines today because these vaccines became available only last week through AFREXIM. We expect the vaccines to be delivered within the next 14 days and hope priority will be given to our frontline workers who have committed their lives to managing the pandemic,” Rabiu said.
He added that BUA is committing to purchase five million doses for Nigeria as soon as they become available through the same arrangement.