Nigeria receives Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines (Photo Credit: Twitter/ S Jaishankar)
Nigeria receives Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines (Photo Credit: Twitter/ S Jaishankar)

Nigeria receives Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines under 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative

ANI | Updated: Mar 02, 2021 23:04 IST


Abuja [Nigeria], March 2 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday informed that Nigeria received the Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme.
Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar wrote, "Global South policy at work. Nigeria receives Made in India vaccines. #VaccineMaitri."
The cumulative count of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has reached 156,017. As many as 1,915 people have lost their lives due to the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University.
India, a world pharmacy, is at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 and is emerging as a key supplier of the vaccines to over 70 countries on a commercial and humanitarian basis.
Under the Vaccine Maitri initiative, India has been providing coronavirus vaccines to its neighbouring countries. (ANI)

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