Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Friday took the primary injection of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Sanwo-Olu took the injection at 3:03pm. whereas Hamzat was injected at about 3:10pm on the Infectious Illness Hospital (IDH), Yaba.
It may be recalled that the state authorities took supply of the primary consignment of 507,000 vaccines allotted to it by the Federal Authorities on Tuesday.
The Commissioner for Well being, Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Info and Technique, Mr Gbenga Omotoso and a few well being staff additionally took the jab of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Sanwo-Olu, who’s the state’s COVID-19 Incident Commander, thanked the frontline staff for his or her companies and efforts at curbing the unfold of the virus.
He stated the federal government would come out with a technique to vaccinate the residents whereas hoping that the world can be freed from the virus quickly.
The governor additionally urged the folks to chorus from spreading false details about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, saying the vaccine would assist combat the an infection of the virus.
Earlier, throughout a information convention, Prof. Abayomi, who was the primary to be vaccinated, assured the people who the vaccine was secure.
He stated he felt like his regular self after the shot was administered.
Gov Sanwo-Olu, Deputy lastly take COVID-19 vaccine