President Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities on Wednesday mentioned Nigerians won’t be pressured to take the COVID-19 vaccination.
The Minister of State for Well being, Olorunnimbe Mamora acknowledged this throughout an interview on Come up TV.
“Nothing will probably be made obligatory. It’s non-obligatory. The selection is yours. No person will probably be pressured to take any vaccine,” he mentioned.
The Minister when requested if the vaccine could be made obligatory later mentioned, “If that occurs, it might not be a choice of Nigeria.”
Mamora additional acknowledged that international locations might need to begin demanding a COVID-19 vaccination certificates earlier than permitting outsiders in.
He mentioned Nigeria could also be influenced by a requirement by international locations for a certificates of vaccination, including that “it could simply be one thing that can turn into world.
The Federal authorities on Wednesday mentioned the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid vaccines which arrived in Nigeria on Tuesday shouldn’t be allotted to the wealthy folks.
The Govt Director, Nationwide Main Well being Care Improvement Company, Dr Faisal Shuaib, acknowledged this whereas talking on Channels TV.