The arrival of the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria has been a source of joy to many; especially those who watched President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on National Television take their first shots.
The public demonstration of receiving the vaccine was meant not only to create awareness but also remove doubts and fears in the minds of people who still do not believe in the existence of the virus.
This is because there has been a conspiracy theory making the rounds that the vaccine is dangerous for humans.
The theory also claimed that the vaccine is to sterilise humanity to reduce the population of the world.
Nigeria received 3.94 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 2, 2021, to be given freely to people who are willing to take it.
It is part of the 16 million doses to be delivered to Nigeria in the next few weeks.
Nigeria was the third African country after Ghana and Ivory Coast to receive the vaccine, made possible through a…
Source: News Agency of Nigeria