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Some people are selling COVID-19 vaccination slots – FG raises alarm



COVID-19: Over 500,000 citizens vaccinated in Nigeria

The Federal Government has condemned racketeering of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines in some of the designated vaccination centres.

This was made known by Abdullazzi Abdullahi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, on Monday, March 22, in Abuja.

According to him, selling vaccination slots was unnecessary because it has been scheduled in phases such that frontline health workers and others at higher risk are vaccinated first after registration at the portal.

“Everyone will be vaccinated free and everyone will eventually be vaccinated. There is no need to pay to be vaccinated,” he said.

Nigerians joined the rest of the world in giving it’s citizens vaccines for the deadly virus some days ago as the likes of president Mohammadu Buhari has been injected.

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