The Federal Government has announced that it will begin a Sunday covid-19 vaccination programme, which would allow Christians to be vaccinated in churches.
This was disclosed in a statement on Monday by Dr. Faisal Shuaib, ED/CEO of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency.
The NPHCDA boss disclosed that Christian leaders who agreed to be part of the exercise gave the vaccination team access to their churches and their members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
What the NPHCDA boss said about Sunday vaccinations
Shuaib said, “I am glad to inform you that from this Phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccine roll out, we have introduced Sunday Vaccination.
“This is to ensure members of the Christian community who may not have had access to the vaccine for whatever reason are given an opportunity to be vaccinated at their worship places.
“ I must say that feedback from the field is very encouraging and I sincerely thank all Christian leaders who have given the vaccination team access to their churches and their members to receive COVID-19 vaccine during sunday service.”
What you should know
As at October 2nd, 2021, the Federal Government announced that it has reached a total of 4,932,820 of its target for the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination while 2,123,060 eligible persons targeted for the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccination was attained in the 36 States and the FCT.