by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
COVID-19 vaccine has been made compulsory for people in Kaduna State. This was announced by the state Acting Governor, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe.
She disclosed the information during the week, while speaking at the Launching of COVID-19 Vaccination at Magajin Gari, Kaduna North Local Government.
Dr. Balarabe said the people of Kaduna State should ensure they go for the vaccination. She equally called on traditional rulers and religious leaders to mobilize their followers with a view to ensuring the success of the Covid-19 vaccination in the state.
In her speech, Kaduna State commissioner for health, Dr. Amina Baloni, who spoke on the importance of the vaccination, urged the entire people of Kaduna State to make themselves available for the vaccination.
Also in his speech, the Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Hamza Abubakar, said the vaccination has already started in the state, and appealed to the people to comply so as to achieve the desired result.
He said the vaccination would be conducted in the primary healthcare centres, general hospitals, Churches, Mosques, and markets, among others. Speaking on behalf of the development partners, Adeola Olulonyo, said they would support the campaign to ensure that all residents have access to the vaccine.