Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that presently, the major priority of Nigeria is how to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
According to him, the matter is of utmost concern to the Buhari-led administration.
Osinbajo disclosed this during an opening session of the virtual edition of the Paris Peace Forum on Thursday.
Osinbajo said: “The priorities of Nigeria in the post-COVID-19 era include improved healthcare and the economy.
“First, we need to keep the virus under control. While our guards are still firmly in place, getting the COVID-19 vaccine is a matter of utmost concern.”
He acknowledged the effort of WHO and other international agencies working effortlessly to ensure that all countries get the vaccine irrespective of if they can pay or the priority of orders.
Osinbajo commended the world leaders for their swift response and cooperation in controlling and curtailing the spread of Coronavirus.
“We call for debt relief for these countries, and the extension of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) until the end of 2021 as well as commercial debt relief where needed,” Osinbajo added.
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