By Naomi Sharang
Elder Statesman and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark and members of his family on Monday received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Clark and his family members received the vaccine at his Asokoro residence.
He told newsmen shortly after receiving the vaccine that he did it publicly “to demonstrate to people that the vaccine is safe.
“I have taken it and I’m appealing to every Nigerian this is the occasion to take it.
“When they said the vaccines were coming, there were a lot of arguments everywhere some said don’t take Johnson and Johnson; don’t take the one from America the temperature will not be cold enough.
“I said which ever you bring to this country I will take it.
“If there is no good health, don’t neglect good health it will affect the economy of the country.
“We are lucky. Countries are paying so much money. Some have gone down to the level for the next 40 years they may not recover from it.
“Luckily, we are not at…
Source: News Agency of Nigeria