Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine is safe, Governors tell Nigerians

Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine is safe, Governors tell Nigerians

- Nigerians have been asked to relax their minds over AstraZeneca Vaccine

- The call was made by governors through Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state

- Meanwhile, the governors called on Nigerians to report any effect it has on them immediately

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Governors have a message for Nigerians - AstraZeneca vaccine is safe to use. According to them, no side effects had been reported by those who have so far received the jabs in Nigeria.

The governors disclosed this at a meeting which was presided over by the NGF chairman and Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi.

At the meeting, the governors received a brief on the status of the vaccine roll out from its COVID-19 Technical Advisory Group (CTAG), Channels TV reports.

Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine is safe, Governors tell Nigerians
President Buhari was among the first people to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine in Nigeria. Credit: Femi Adesina
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The CTAG which is led by Professor Oyewale Tomori recommended that Nigeria should continue to vaccinate all eligible persons with the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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In their response, the governors assured the country of the vaccine, The Cable added.

Meanwhile, they called on Nigerians to report any adverse effects noticed after taking the vaccine jabs.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that amid the circulation of fake coronavirus vaccines in Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to be careful.

The director-general of the agency, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, raised the alarm in a statement by NAFDAC’s resident media consultant, Sayo Akintola.

Adeyeye warned Nigerians not to patronise those selling counterfeit vaccines online in order to avoid falling into the wrong hands.

The NAFDAC DG called on the people to be vigilant and expose anyone who might want to divert or profit off COVID-19 vaccines donated.

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.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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