5 June 2021 By Remi Johnson
The Federal Capital Territory Administration says no fewer than twelve thousand persons had so far received the COVID 19 second Jab in the nation’s capital which began last week.
Minister of State for FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijani Aliyu, made this known when she took the Second dose of the COVID 19 vaccine in Abuja .
According to the Minister, over 132,000 persons took the 1st Jab of the vaccine in the territory without adverse effects.
Dr Aliyu who encouraged those that had taken the first Jab to ensure they complete their dosage, used the medium to admonish people that had preconceived notion about the vaccine, to disregard such, noting that the potency of the vaccine only serves as an immune booster against the virus.
Her words: “I just took my 2nd Jab today and so far so good, FCT had vaccinated over 132,000 residents in the first round and 12,000 in the second round…After 40days or 6weeks you are qualified to take the second jab… Pls turn out enmass to take the Jab. There is nothing wrong with it. It will only make you better; and free to transact business across the world” Dr Aliyu assured.
Others that received the second jab of the COVID19 vaccine includes the minister of State’s Husband, Mr Aliyu, her SA Media, Mr Austine Elemue, some of the Minister’s Aids, security officers and some journalists.