COVID-19: Edo Govt Trains Frontline Workers, Calls For E-Registration Ahead Of Vaccination

Channels Television  
Updated March 10, 2021
Edo State is a state in Southern Nigeria.
Edo State is a state in Southern Nigeria.


The Edo State Government has intensified training of frontline health workers in the state ahead of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine rollout.

The state government reiterated the need for healthcare workers to register on the Federal Government’s online portal to activate the process for the vaccination across the state.

The State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, said the government remains committed to containing the pandemic and protecting the Edo people.

He disclosed that Edo State has been assigned a total of 103 vaccination posts across the 18 Local Government Areas in the state in preparation for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

“This will ensure that eligible and duly registered residents in the State are vaccinated against the deadly virus,” he added.

Obi who noted that e-registration for the COVID-19 vaccination has started encouraged health workers in the state to visit the registration platform of the Federal Ministry of Health for COVID 19 Vaccination on for self-registration.

The Incident Manager noted, “The Edo State Government has continued to take nuanced and proactive measures to contain the pandemic and ensure the safety of citizens.

“The Government has intensified the training of frontline healthcare workers across the state ahead of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Also, e-registration for the first phase of vaccine rollout has started in earnest.”

“Healthcare workers in the state are encouraged to partake in the pre-registration exercise so that they can be appropriately captured for the vaccination,” he added.