President Muhammadu Buhari is appealing to world leaders for fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
This comes after drug manufacturing giant, Pfizer announced that data from its vaccine shows an efficient rate higher than 90%.
This breakthrough was announced on Monday, November 9, 2020, beating over 200 COVID-19 vaccines being developed around the world.
Reacting to Pfizer’s success, Buhari has described the breakthrough as a ‘major milestone in medical advance’.
“Only a People’s Vaccine with equality and solidarity at its core can protect all of humanity and get our societies safely running again.
“A bold international agreement cannot wait,” he was quoted by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu.
Since its detection in China in December 2019, the virus has killed over 1.2 million people globally.