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Over 36m Nigerians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in 36 states, FCT –NPHCDA

Oluwatobiloba Jaiyeola

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency says 36,133,196 of the total eligible Nigerians targeted for the COVID-19 vaccination are fully vaccinated with the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.

The NPHCDA also said that 12,943,584 of the total eligible persons targeted for COVID-19 vaccination are partially vaccinated.

This agency disclosed this on Monday while giving an update on the COVID-19 vaccination as of September 18th, 2022, via its official Twitter handle: @NphcdaNG.

The NPHCDA data on top states with fully vaccinated individuals shows that Kano has the highest number with 5,607,504. In the second position is Jigawa with 3,464,317; followed by Kaduna – 3,059,986; Osun – 1,899,645; Nasarawa – 1,716,830; Lagos – 1,613,783; Oyo – 1,389,336; Plateau – 1,250,190.

Kastina is in the ninth position for fully vaccinated rate with 1,181,898; Ogun – 1,126,134; Zamfara – 1,125,370; Adamawa – 980,897; Kwara – 921,777; Ekiti – 811,841; Gombe – 792,575; Kebbi – 759,114; Niger – 745,157; Sokoto – 646,704; Benue – 612,772; Bauchi – 578,411; Enugu – 545, 577.

Others include, FCT – 545,017; Imo – 530,896; Delta – 512,790; Anambra – 447,319; Abia – 447,224; Borno – 445,214; Cross River – 425,428; Yobe – 354,262; Ondo – 345,871; Taraba – 246,847; Akwa Ibom – 229,944; Rivers – 221,290; Edo – 201,359; Kogi – 157,893; Ebonyi – 137,146; Bayelsa – 54,878.

Kano leads the states with the highest number of partially vaccinated individuals with 3,055,632; followed by Jigawa – 1,024,285; Kaduna – 681,591; Sokoto – 464,029; Oyo – 460,750; Kastina – 456,728; Lagos – 447,981; Benue – 414,399; Zamfara – 409,580.

In the tenth is Osun with 356,901; followed by Kebbi – 336,255; Ogun – 324,505; Ekiti – 324,300; Nasarawa – 297,165; Yobe – 251,800; Niger – 243,317; Anambra – 230,817; Ondo – 219,853; Borno – 218,119; Bauchi – 211,295; FCT – 207,408; Delta – 202,790; Enugu – 193,262.

Others are as follow, Gombe – 185,479; Rivers – 180,788; Taraba – 171,241; Cross River – 164,060; Kogi – 158,820; Kwara – 158,125; Adamawa – 156,182; Imo – 149,777; Akwa Ibom – 137,370; Plateau – 120,198; Edo – 106,863; Abia – 92,997; Ebonyi – 91,867, Bayelsa – 37,055.

The NPHCDA said, “Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters. Every day is an opportunity to take responsibility against COVID-19. Protect yourself, your family, and your community.

All COVID-19 vaccines are free, safe, and effective.”

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