Edo Assembly Speaker urges residents to vaccinate against COVID -19

 Mr Marcus Onobun, Speaker, House of Assembly, has urged residents of the state to take advantage of ongoing COVID-19 vaccination to themselves against the .

Onobun who made the call on Tuesday during the house session, said that vaccination was an important step in the fight against the .

“The contagious nature of COVID-19 and the of death it has caused around the world makes it crucial for people to get vaccinated,” he said.

The speaker allayed the fears being expressed in some quarters about the vaccine, saying, “it is , let us be wise in our decisions’

“I joined the , the deputy and stakeholders to take the vaccine, after 24 hours, I am in perfect .

“I urge people to make themselves available for vaccination, it is in the of their health and that of others,” he said.(NAN)