Professor of Virology, Oyewale Tomori, on Monday, stated all authorities officers needs to be compelled to take the COVID-19 first after they arrive the nation.
Tomori whereas talking throughout an interview on Channels TV programme, ‘Solar Rise’, on Monday, stated doing that will change the notion of some Nigerians in the direction of the vaccine.
He famous that after the leaders have been vaccinated and they’re nonetheless wholesome, folks will begin to have faith within the vaccines.
“Let’s see a few of these authorities folks take thee vaccines after which we’ll watch them and see whether or not they survive or they don’t survive. Then step by step, we’ll start to construct up folks’s immunity,” he stated.
“However inform me to go and get the vaccine after which you take your individual youngsters to Dubai to go and take one other vaccine, in fact, I can’t imagine in you.
“Do it overtly on the Eagles Sq.. Get the large folks there, the legislature, no matter, then we’ll persuade our folks that it’s secure to take.”
“It’s a gradual factor, over time, folks will now start to say these guys that have gotten it didn’t die, didn’t fall sick, due to this fact, I can go there and take it. That’s what we have to do. Management on this nation has to come back from the highest,” he stated.
He stated the aside from the well being staff, Nigerians want the leaders to come back out overtly and take the vaccine.
DAILY POST remembers that the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, confirmed that Nigeria will on Tuesday, March 2, obtain the primary batch of the coronavirus vaccines.
“Nigeria is about to obtain its first 4 million cargo of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX.
“The vaccines ought to depart India on March 1, 2021 within the night time and arrive Abuja on the 2nd of March, 2021, ” he stated.
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