Mr Abhay Thakur Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria says the government of Indian is keen to supply COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria, after it is rolled out this week.
Thakur made this known at the commemoration of the 16 Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) convention also known as the Indian Diaspora Day over the weekend in Abuja.
The High Commissioner said that the vaccines would be made available on concessional terms after completing all the necessary registration requirements with the Nigerian regulatory authorities.
He also said that they will be quite keen to be applying for the necessary registrations with the regulatory authorities of Nigeria.
He said they will be very happy to supply on either concessional terms or any other needs that may be projected by the government of Nigeria.
He added that they have performed well not only during the COVID period but in earlier pandemics and contributions to anti AIDS drugs for Africa.
He said this exchange would further strengthen the existing relations between India and Nigeria adding that the Indian Community in Nigeria has supported Nigeria immensely in its fight against COVID-19.