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Covid -19 : Kebbi Governor Receives Covid Vaccine

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Covid -19 : Kebbi Governor Receives Covid Vaccine

Press Release

Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has joined others in the state to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine at Government House Birnin Kebbi.

The governor received the injection at around 6:05 pm, on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 and it was administered by Dr Abubakar Koko, the Chief Medical Director, CMD of Kebbi Medical Centre, Kalgo.

Before the vaccination, personal information received from the governor was recorded in the medical register.

Shortly after, Chief of Staff Government House Birinin Kebbi, Alhaji Suleiman Muhammad Argungu also received his vaccination.

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The Commissioner for Health, Jafar Muhammad, Director, Immunization and Disease Control at the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Haruna Abdullahi and Consultant to UNICEF on Vaccines Security and Logistics, Salisu Garba witnessed the immunization.

It will be recalled that Kebbi State Government, on Monday, flagged off the COVID-19 vaccination, with frontline Health Workers as the pioneer receipients of the Astrazeneca vaccine. Just over 57,000 doses were sent from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency.

Earlier last week a series of extensive and well attended educational sensitization campaigns were undertaken across the state. This is expected to boost acceptance by the general population.

Signed,

YAHAYA SARKI
Special Adviser (SA)Media to Kebbi State Governor
23/3/2021

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