Despite efforts on the part of the federal government to fully immunize 55.3 percent of the country’s eligible population against COVID-19 by the end of 2022, there is still a 14.7 percent gap.
64,094,498 eligible people, or 55.3% of the population, have received all recommended vaccinations, according to Dr. Faisal Shuaib, executive director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), who spoke at a press conference in Abuja.
As of January 9, 2023, 76,161,470 eligible individuals in Nigeria have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, accounting for 65. 7% of our eligible population.
A total of 64,094,498 people, or 55.3 percent of our eligible population, have received all recommended vaccinations. Covid-19- He added that the quantity of qualified population in the country has increased from 111,773,503 to 115,983,921 as a result of an increase in the number of persons who turned 18 years.
“As at January 7th 2023, Nigeria has a vaccine stock balance of 28,968,045 doses. More vaccines are still expected over the coming weeks,” he said.