Why govt should not make vaccination compulsory for citizens, says ex-LUTH CMD


A global figure in the field of public health and former Chief Medical Director of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi Araba, Prof Akin Osibogun has said it is not necessary for government or institutions at any level in Nigeria to make COVID-19 vaccination compulsory for people.

He said Nigeria is not ripe to come up with such a policy (even if it would be at all in future) simply because the availability of the vaccines and access is still very limited in the country.

Osibogun gave this position on Tuesday as a keynote speaker at the third research fair of the Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo.

Three LASU scholars, who won the university’s N2.5 million research grants, namely,…

Source: Nigerian Tribune