The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has started online registration of Nigerians interested in taking COVID-19 before the arrival of the first batch of the vaccine on Tuesday.
This was made known by the agency through a series of tweets posted on its Twitter handle, @NphcdaNG, on Monday.
“We have provided an e-registration link to enable Nigerians (to) register for the #COVID19Vaccine themselves, obtain their pre-vaccination numbers and schedule their preferred date and time for vaccination,” one of the tweet reads.
The agency, also made it clear that in the first phase of the vaccination, health care workers, frontline workers, including the military, police, oil and gas workers, Nigerians at the border posts, and strategic leaders among others will be prioritised.
During registration, it will be required to select preferred vaccination site, date of vaccination and preferred time slot and upload their photograph aside from their personal details like names, contact phone number and residential address among others.
Also to answer some questions such as if working in a health sector, any known medical condition and any history of allergies.
The chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, had on Saturday disclosed that about four million doses of vaccines from the COVAX facility were expected to arrive in Nigeria on Tuesday.