SOME traditional rulers in Anambra State yesterday participated in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination programmed.
The event took place at the traditional rulers chambers in Government House, Awka.
Speaking during the event, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala urged ndi Anambra to avail themselves of the opportunity of participating massively in the programme.
According to him, only so by doing can kick the ailment out of the state.
Noting that the vaccine is free and safe while revealing that the Ministry has opened an online platform where people can air their post COVID-19 experience, in order to help the ministry to serve ndi Anambra better. Dr. Okpala also thanked Gov. Willie Obiano for making the Oxford AstraZeneka vaccine available.
In their various remarks, the traditional ruler of Umuoba Anam, Igwe George Ekwealor and his Umuawulu counterpart, Igwe Joel Egwuonwu who have received the jab appealed to the people to utilize the opportunity and be vaccinated to kick the dreaded disease out of the State.