The Kebbi State Government has reaffirmed the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine as certified by the Federal Government.
The Commissioner for Health and Chairman Task Force on COVID-19, Alhaji Ja’afar Muhammad stated this when he led members of the Task Force to pay homage on the Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Iliyasu-Bashar in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Emir is the Chaiirman of Kebbi State Council of Chiefs.
NAN reports that the Chief Medical Director Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital, Birnin Kebbi, the Executive Secretary, Kebbi Primary Healthcare Agency and representative of World Health Organation (WHO) harped on the need for people to make themselves available for the vaccination.
The Emir promised that the traditional institutions across the state would put machinery in motion to sensitise their subjects on the need to be vaccinated. (NAN)