COVID-19 Vaccine: Enugu residents express mixed feelings


By Alex Enebeli

Some residents of Enugu State have expressed mixed feelings concerning the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination in the State.

Some of them, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in separate interviews, said that they preferred provision of food, security and other social amenities to the vaccine.

Mrs Blessing Eze, a teacher, said she would not take the vaccine on the ground that it was not what Enugu people needed at the moment.

According to her, people in Enugu need food, good road and security to make life better for them.

“The way they are going about COVID-19 of a thing, one will wonder if there is coronavirus in the state, but as for me, the vaccine is not for me.

“They should give it to politicians and their families, why are they remembering the poor ones now,’’ she said.

Mrs Ngozi Okpara said she preferred free vaccination of Typhoid and Malaria to the COVID-19 vaccine.

“Typhoid and malaria kills us more than coronavirus in the country…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria

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