The Presidency has raised an alarm of an alleged criminal activity involved in the distribution of of COVID-19 vaccine around the country.
Abdullazzi Abdullahi, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, who disclosed this at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, stated that some persons are selling their vaccination slots.
Abdullahi stressed that everyone will get a chance to be vaccinated and also that testing rates will be sustained to ensure that positive cases are identified, isolated and treated.
“Everyone will be vaccinated free and everyone will eventually be vaccinated. There is no need to pay to be vaccinated.
“We are sustaining distribution of available commodities, PPEs and consumables to ensure availability at all times for end users at treatment centres.”