The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has blamed the continuing suspicion and panics on the authenticity and potential of the COVID-19 vaccines on the legendary perception system of Nigerians.
Ohanaeze in an announcement by its Secretary-Common, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro mentioned the vaccine was secure and must be taken by the folks.
He mentioned, “there are evidences of our folks’s rejection of Covid-19 vaccines, which prompted us to intrude and begin the marketing campaign to encourage our folks to take part within the strategy of COVID-19 vaccines, as a measure of combating the pandemic in Igboland.
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo calls on Igbo Governors to determine unified communications and protocols to satisfy the wants of Ndigbo within the strategy of administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
“We’re conscious of the continuing sabotage of few scrupulous medical officers in diversions of COVID-19 vaccines to non-public hospitals and people to be resold to sufferers.”
It added that, “there have to be strict guidelines for the COVID-19 vaccines administering to Ndigbo; Governors should place grave sanctions on erring medical professionals caught in mischievous acts of sabotage.
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo will proceed the distribution of COVID-19 PPEs to Igbo markets and public colleges and the following vacation spot will likely be Ebonyi State.”
Settle for COVID-19 vaccine – Ohanaeze to Ndigbo