Governors Will Take COVID-19 Vaccine On Television – Fayemi

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Updated January 8, 2021
Governor Fayemi meets with Buhari at the State House in Abuja on January 8.


The Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Governor Kayode Fayemi, has announced that governors will take the COVID-19 vaccine on live television to demonstrate to their residents that the vaccine works.

Governor Fayemi made this known on Friday to State House correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari where security, the economy and vaccine management were discussed.

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He also noted that the president has agreed to convey to the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, the need to use influencers such as religious leaders, entertainers, and athletes to engender the confidence of citizens at the state and local level.

This, according to the governor will help to address the cultural and religious concerns around taking the vaccine.