DAILY POST correspondent in Cross River State, has acquired the COVID-19 vaccine.
Edem Edem was among the many entrance line susceptible employees, above 50 years given precedence to obtain the vaccine within the state.
He studies that the Commissioner for Well being within the state, Dr Betta Edu knowledgeable that the state plans to roll out the vaccine in phases.
“The primary part is for strategic leaders and well being employees, the second was for these 50 and above and in addition cowl those that are susceptible
“The vaccines are in good type and have been acquired within the cool packing containers and so they got here with all of the medical consumables and different equipment which might be required to manage the vaccines.
”The vaccines could be saved within the chilly chain, which we presently have in Cross River. Now we have a cool retailer on the state and native authorities” Dr Edu acknowledged.
Dr. Edu additionally mentioned the state has compiled all of the lists of well being employees in Cross River State and could be beginning with well being employees and strategic leaders together with those that can affect others beneath them to take the vaccines.
“For example, the Governor can take it, it’s protected and wholesome, the Deputy Governor, the speaker, native authorities chairmen, members of the state Home of Meeting, conventional rulers, conventional rulers’ councils Christian Affiliation, of Nigeria Leaders and in addition these within the Islamic Affiliation of Nigeria, these are strategic leaders who can affect different individuals beneath them to take the vaccines