By Aliyu Dangida
Jigawa state governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has urged the general public, with a view to avoid further lockdown in the state and the national t large.
The governor who sound the warning shortly after receiving the 3rd and booster Corona Virus vaccine, said the new variant of corona virus known as (Omicron) appears to be more deadly and rapidly spread.
According to Badaru, with the discovery of the new variant of the virus every body must be conscious about the vaccination, added that government will not take it lightly against any person refused to take the vaccine.
His words:-“In Jigawa state we have designated numbers of health facilities for the vaccination exercise, and all necessary measures have been taken to ensure the vaccine are available and accessible to every body”
He however stated that, from day one when the exercises began across the 27 local government of the state 10,000 to 20,000 people received vaccination on daily basis.
Badaru further noted that, their targets is to vaccinate 25,000 people daily, he than called on local government chairmen and stakeholders to mobilize the general public to receive the vaccine to archive the target.
In his speech, the permanent secretary Jigawa state ministry of health Dr Salisu Muazu said, from the commencement of the vaccination exercise to date 340,000 were vaccinated across the state.
He said the exercise is going smoothly and they are targeting to 3.8 million people for the vaccination in the next two years.
He expressed satisfaction with public compliance and the support they are receiving from the federal ministry of health described it as very encouraging in the fight against the Nobel corona virus.