Edo APC chairman takes COVID-19 vaccine, commends FG

 Retired Col. David Imuse, chairman, Edo State Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday in Benin received first shot of the Oxford-AstraZeneca -19 vaccine.
Imuse, who took the shot at the Military Hospital, Benin , urged the people of Edo to follow suit, assuring them vaccine is safe for use.

The APC chairman, who is also a trained medical doctor, refuted the claims in some quarters that those vaccinated could develop severe side effects.
The vaccine, he explained, is safe for all of 18 years and above.

He the Federal Government for making the vaccines available to Nigerians in line with the guidelines laid down by the National Primary Health Development (NPHCDA).
“I appeal to all eligible Nigerians to partake in the -19 vaccination by firstly registering through the e-registration link created for the purpose.

process provide opportunity for members of to supply details and choose convenient places, preferably a health facility, and time, where they wish to be vaccinated,” he said.(NAN)