On Wednesday, January 24th, 2017. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole revealed that The Federal Government has released $1Million for the delivery of contraceptives for the enhancement of quality family planning among Nigerians.
Adewole saFid this while briefing State House Correspondents at the end of a meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to him, procurement for the implementation of the plan had been secured. He said following a presidential approval of the joint venture agreement between the Federal Government and May&Baker for the production of local vaccines, a board had been constituted on January 19 to oversee the venture.
Consequently, he said Nigeria would begin to produce its vaccines within the next two years. Adewole added that the government was fine-tuning arrangements for the enrolment of 320,000 members of the National Youths Service Corps for the National Health Insurance Scheme yearly.