Nigerian pastor begs black, asian and ethnic minority community to get vaccinated

Nigerian pastor begs black, asian and ethnic minority community to get vaccinated

- Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo has received his shot of the COVID-19 vaccine

- According to the cleric, the process was very simple and quick

- The cleric consequently called on Black, Asian and ethnic minority community to protect themselves by getting vaccinated

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Despite all the conspiracy theories flying around in the religious cycle concerning the COVID-19 vaccine, a popular Nigerian pastor, Matthew Ashimolowo, has called on Black, Asian and ethnic minority community not to hesitate to take the vaccine.

Ashimolowo who is the founder of Kingsway International Christian Centre, made this call after he received a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.

He also shared photos of his vaccination on social media on Sunday, March 7.

Nigerian pastor begs Black, Asian and ethnic minority community to get vaccinated
The founder of Kingsway International Christian Centre, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, has received shot of COVID-19 vaccine: MatthewAshimolowo
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He wrote on Twitter:

“I have taken the vaccination today. Very simple and quick. I encourage all BAME (Black, Asian and ethnic minority community) to take the vaccination. Save lives. Stay Safe. Protect yourselves. We need to do this. Let’s go.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that two Australian women, one dead, the other still recovering from a strange ailment are the latest cases of the after-effects of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Following these rather disturbing developments, Australian health authorities on Sunday, March 7, suspended the inoculation of citizens.

The nation's federal office for safety in healthcare in a statement revealed that both women, who are actually nurses, took the same batch of the vaccine in one clinic.

Legit.ng had also reported that the presidency had said that President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, March 6, led by example by being the first to take the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Lauretta Onochie, a presidential media aide, in her tweet said Nigerians should join her principal and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to kick out the pandemic by getting vaccinated also.

Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at Legit.ng with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.

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