By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde on Wednesday got vaccinated with the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.
The vaccine was administered at about 12:20 pm by the Executive Secretary, Oyo State Primary Healthcare Board, Dr. Muideen Olatunji
The event took place at the Executive Council Chamber, Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan
Governor Makinde said he had to take the vaccine despite having a low tolerance for physical pain, stressing that he had to provide leadership to show that the vaccine is safe.
He assured that the vaccines had gone through laboratory tests and have been confirmed by medical experts safe for consumption.
He said the process is open and simple, adding that though the quantity was inadequate, the state will do all it can to procure more when the need arises
He also admonished the people of the state to have confidence in the process and the government.