The arrival of COVID-19 Vaccine in Abuja has stirred reactions and considerations from Nigerians, significantly social media customers.
DAILY POST reported earlier that 3.94 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) and shipped by way of the COVAX facility arrived on the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport, Abuja on Tuesday.
Whereas some Nigerians celebrated the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, describing it as an awesome step to curb the virus, others expressed concern concerning the distribution and storage course of.
Some pleaded with the federal government to make sure the vaccine just isn’t hoarded like palliatives and distributed to these on the grassroots stage.
In addition they demanded that the federal government sensitize the general public with a purpose to persuade Nigerians to take the vaccine.
Listed below are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter;
@Mechninja1 “ and welcome improvement. I hope there are plans to make sure Nigerians get vaccines to about 80% of the inhabitants earlier than the tip of the yr?
@Abdulgarbadu1 “ Nigerians don’t want vaccines, we solely want safety and low value of dwelling!
@Isuzu2017 “I hope we have now the precise school to retailer/protect the vaccines? They need to not inject folks with contaminated vaccines oh.”
@ab_seyi “ Sure, time for senators, home of rep members and others to take and hoard the vaccine, if they may hoard indomie. It’s sufficient to get the vaccine to Nigeria, however what’s the plan to roll the vaccine out? Are essentially the most weak going to be focused or the wealthiest?
@Obiee_o “ The larger drawback right here will likely be convincing the Nigerian populace to take it. Over 70% of the inhabitants will slightly die than take the vaccine.”
@therealdaddymo1 “ Let’s hope this rollout is managed correctly! Let’s hope the Naija issue doesn’t play a task. Hope anyhowness doesn’t characteristic. It’s actually a matter of life and demise.”
@Abioye_seezy “ Nice information that awakens the soul.”
@Omolaraoriye “I simply need to beg our legislators and authorities officers, don’t deal with this such as you did the palliatives! You do not want greater than 1 dose, you can’t reserve it in your kids neither are you able to save vaccines in your birthday celebration. Simply saying.”
@Fawkes_dr “I belief the powers that be and the makers and shakers of society to share this amongst themselves and hoard them once more just like the palliatives of final yr. Show me mistaken.”
@Drmuzoic “ Can the politicians disappoint Nigerians for as soon as and permit this vaccine get to the plenty seamlessly?
@Trailblazer2004 “ Please o, as this factor dey arrive, make una share am kiakia earlier than Boko Haram go come kidnap am. COVID-19 vaccines na life ooh.” [sic].
@Codshalom1 “I simply hope this is not going to find yourself just like the Palliatives that ended up saved in politicians’ warehouses even some used/rebranded it as get together present gadgets. This COVID -19 Vaccine is for everybody… If all of the Politicians obtain their pictures, it is going to nonetheless go far!
@bylinks “ Nice information and a really landmark achievement for COVID19 response actions.”
@Collinspius “ I hope our legislators wouldn’t begin hoarding the vaccines?”
@techlinenigga “ Our leaders ought to line up and get the vaccine first. Perhaps every little thing will work very effectively.”