Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has also taken his shot of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine, alongside his Deputy, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, and two frontline health workers.
Ogun State government on Monday took delivery of 50,000 doses of the first batch of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Governor Abiodun received the vaccines and gave an assurance that the vaccines would be deployed immediately across the 236 wards of the 20 local governments of the State.
The Governor, Deputy, others get COVID-19 vaccination at the Governor’s office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State capital, noting that this act signifies a service first to self and then to the people.
He then took to his Twitter page to share pictures from the event.
He tweets, “I have had my first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine delivered yesterday in Abeokuta. My Deputy, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele and two frontline health workers were also administered theirs”, he began.Dapo Abiodun, Deputy, others Get COVID-19 Vaccination
“Taking our doses is, first, service to self then to people, because we can only silence the virus if we think and act together. We should be aware that even our two doses don’t preclude the use of facemasks and compliance with other safety guidelines”, the Governor said.
The Governor then urged everyone all to make themselves available to take the vaccine, especially those prioritised by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) on basis of profession, age, or other criteria.