The Lagos State Federal Medical Centre on Friday commenced the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine as well being staff took turns to get the jabs.
Dr Adedamola Dada, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, was the primary particular person to obtain the vaccine after going by the registration train.
Dada who spoke to NAN shortly after receiving the vaccine requested Nigerians to not be hesitant in receiving the vaccine.
He mentioned the vaccine which had been licensed protected, was a serious enhance within the battle towards coronavirus.
“As you might have witnessed, I simply obtained my very own vaccine and I need different Nigerians to take action as a result of that is the one main method we will defeat this virus.
“The vaccine is protected and this train is to additional maintain us protected from COVID-19, this isn’t the time to unfold faux information concerning the vaccine.
“We have now additionally put every thing in place right here to make the method hitch-free,” he mentioned.
A Neighborhood Well being Officer at Mainland Native Authorities, Mrs Adetutu Owolabi, informed NAN that they have been drafted to watch and guarantee a easy train.
“We’re right here as group well being staff to make the method seamless and be sure that the best individuals are vaccinated.
“Safety personnel are additionally right here with us to safeguard the vaccine as nicely,” Owolabi mentioned.
NAN stories that the vaccine was being administered in three totally different places throughout the hospital to make sure social distancing and make the train seamless.
Additionally, three cellular medical vans of the hospital have been additionally stationed within the three places for the vaccine jabs.