Obiano Urges Anambra Residents To Take COVID 19 Vaccine.

 Obiano Urges Anambra Residents To Take COVID 19 Vaccine.




By NKIRU NWAGBO, AWKA


Chief Willie Obiano the Governor of Anambra State , has urged  residents in the state to go and take COVID-19 vaccine in order to end the  spread of the disease. 

Obiano made the call at State Immunisation Cold Store, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu teaching hospital, Amaku, Awka, during the official flag off ceremony of COVID-19 Vaccine Introduction in the state.

He revealed that Nigeria had already received six million, out of a total number of sixty million vaccines so far .


The Governor explained that Anambra State has a good storage facility for the vaccines noting that it has received it share of 78,810 doses of the vaccines out of the six million already received by the Country.

He appealed to the residents of the state to fill the vaccine forms in order to be eligible for vaccination and reassured his administration’s commitment to ensuring that Anambra State is rid of COVID-19 virus and other viral diseases.

Obiano also warned Ndi Anambra to always observe COVID-19 protocols at all times as the oxford AstraZeneca vaccine is not a cure to COVID-19 disease.

Speaking to Journalists shortly after been vaccinated, the State Commissioner, Dr. Vincent Okpala, commended the governor for making it possible to ensure Anambra state be among States to get the vaccines.

He urged residents to go out emasses for the vaccination and not to gamble with their lives.

Others who also get vaccinated includes; the State House of Assembly Speaker, Honourable Uche Okafor, the Commissioner for Works, Engr. Mr. Marcel Ifejiofor, the newly appointed Chief Medical Director, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu teaching hospital Amaku Awka and the Vice national president of of Ohaneze Ndigbo.

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