Get vaccinated against COVID-19, Adamawa village head urges residents

The Village Head of the Va’atita community in Adamawa State, Dauda Mumini, has called on his subjects to ensure they get vaccinated against the dreaded COVID-19 disease, noting that the vaccine is for their safety.

The traditional ruler told the News Agency of Nigeria in Yola on Monday that the vaccine was medically safe and effective.

He said initially the residents rejected the vaccine but with the house-to-house visit and enlightenment campaign through the media people were presently responding by being vaccinated.

“I move around with my vaccination card to show my subjects that I have received the jab and the response is highly encouraging now,” he said.

He explained that he was working in collaboration with the ward heads under his jurisdiction to further create awareness and sensitise the general public to the imperative of them getting vaccinated against the disease.

Mumini commended the roles of the state government and the health workers for their efforts in promoting the health sector. 

(NAN)

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