The Federal Authorities has mentioned Nigerians won’t be mandated to take the COVID-19 vaccination.
Minister of State for Well being, Olorunnimbe Mamora disclosed this yesterday throughout a chat on Come up Television.
”Nothing can be made obligatory. It’s non-obligatory. The selection is yours. No one can be pressured to take any vaccine,” he mentioned.
Requested if it’d grow to be obligatory later, Mamora mentioned, “If that occurs, it will not be a call of Nigeria.”
In keeping with him, similar to Yellow Card certificates, international locations may need to begin demanding a COVID-19 vaccination certificates earlier than permitting outsiders in.
He mentioned Nigeria could also be influenced by a requirement by international locations for a certificates of vaccination, including that “it might simply be one thing that can grow to be world.”
In the meantime, Nigeria had mentioned Nigerians who obtained COVID-19 vaccines overseas should be examined upon arrival in Nigeria.Mamora,
He defined that getting COVID-19 vaccination doesn’t immune an individual from contracting the virus.
No Nigerian can be mandated to take COVID vaccines – FG