We’ve used 98% of COVID-19 vaccine in FCT — Minister


Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, has said his administration had used 98 per cent of the COVID-19 vaccines allocated to the territory.

Bello made the disclosure shortly after he took the second jab of COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday in Abuja.

The jab was administered on him alongside the FCT Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola, and the acting Secretary, FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu.

He expressed delight over the reduction in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the FCT, and urged health workers to strive to ensure that residents were protected against the virus.

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The minister admonished FCT residents to avail themselves of any opportunity that was brought forward to them to be vaccinated.

“Unless we get a substantial percentage of our population fully vaccinated we will not reach that level doctors or public health…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper